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Metadata Fields and Values for Education Reports from ERIC

Metadata fields and values can be used to increase the relevancy of your searches. The metadata fields available for the Education Reports from ERIC are listed in the table below. Metadata fields and values are used throughout FDsys for

  • Narrowing Your Search,

  • Browsing Government Publications,

  • Field Operators,

  • Advanced Search, and

  • Display on More Information Pages.

 

Metadata fields and values can be entered into the Search Box using field operators. The field operators available for the Education Reports from ERIC are listed in the table below, along with examples for each metadata field. How to Use Field Operators

 

Additionally, some of these metadata fields are made available for use on the Advanced Search page. The metadata values can be entered in the same format for the fields available on the Advanced Search Page. How to Use Advanced Search

 

Metadata Field Display Name

Metadata Field Definition

Field Operator

Field Operator Example

Notes

Collection

The collection to which the document belongs. Typically the same as the publication or series.

collection:

collection:eric

"eric" is used for the Education Reports from ERIC

Government Author

The names of the Government organizations responsible for authoring or assembling the document.

governmentauthor:

governmentauthor:"department of education"

 

Personal Author

The individual person or people responsible for authoring the document.

mods:personalAuthor:

mods:personalAuthor:"Holdzkom, David"

 

Publication Date

The date the document was first made available to the public.

publishdate:

publishdate:2000-01-01

Date format is YYYY-MM-DD

Language

The language code of the original document, from the ISO639-2b standard.

language:

language:en

eng

SuDoc Class Number

The SuDoc class number from the U.S. Superintendent of Documents which classifies Government publications by publishing agency.

sudocclass:

sudocclass:"ED 1.615::"

The SuDoc Class Numbers in FDsys are  at the class stem level, not the book number level.

Ingestion Date

The date the document was ingested into the FDsys preservation repository.

ingestdate:

ingestdate:2010-07-29

Date format is YYYY-MM-DD

Electronic Location (URL)

The URL where the document or the document in context (the content detail page) is located.

url:

url:"http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/ERIC-ED463617/pdf/ERIC-ED463617.pdf"

 

Publisher

The government organization who publishes the document or publication. Not typically the Government Printing Office (who serves as the printer and distributor), except in the case of Congressional publications.

publisher:

publisher:"U.S. Department of Education"

 

Branch

The branch of Government responsible for the document's contents.

branch:

branch:executive

Possible Values:

Executive

Legislative

Judicial

Type of Resource

The media type for the document, typically "text". Defined as part of the Library of Congress MODS standard.

typeofresource:

typeofresource:text

 

Record Origin

How the record was originally generated. Typically "machine generated."

recordorigin:

recordorigin:"machine generated"

 

Title

The title of the publication.

title:

title:"secondary education"

 

ERIC Number

Search for an ERIC resource based on its number. Example ERIC Numbers are "ED466380", or "ED 483 022", (either format is allowed).

ericnumber:

ericnumber:ED463617

 

Subject

ERIC uses a standardized list, or “controlled vocabulary”, of education-related terms called Descriptors that are maintained in the ERIC Thesaurus. Descriptors are used to organize the ERIC Collection by subject. Examples subjects are "Cognitive Psychology", "Elementary Education" and "Story Reading"

ericsubject:

ericsubject:"elementary education"

 

Identifiers

Indexing terms, not found in the Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, that provide specific identifying information in a category: geographic names, laws and legislation, or tests and testing.

ericidentifier:

ericidentifier:"team learning"

 

 

Sponsoring Agency

The Agency that funded the creation of the resource. An example agency is "Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED),

Washington, DC."

sponsoragency:

sponsoragency:"office of educational research and improvement"

 

Source Institution

The institution that created the ERIC resource, for example "Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN."

institution:

institution:"family learning association"

 

Citation

The GPO standard method for searching citation references from the selected publication.

citation:

citation:"ED 464 338"

 

 


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