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Type of Resource

mods:typeOfResource [Required]

Local Practices and Interpretations

mods:typeOfResource describes the characteristics and content of the original item. This element is repeatable and requires the use of a controlled list of values. More specific typing can be done in the genre element. Use the appropriate value supplied by the schema.

Supported Descendant Elements and Attributes

@collection

[Required if Applicable] Use this attribute to indicate whether the resource is a collection or multi-part group of resources (i.e. an aggregation of items, designated in MARC 21 in Leader/07 Bibliographic level).

@manuscript

[Required if Applicable] Use this attribute to indicate whether the resource is a manuscript (i.e. handwritten or typescript, designated in MARC 21 as a separate Leader/06 code that combines the manuscript property with a resource type).

XML Examples

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Display

This element does not display, but may be used to trigger different types of behaviors and indexing.

Other Sources of Documentation

MARC Mappings

The values for mods:typeOfResource map to MARC Leader/06 values. See the Library of Congress documentation for the specific mappings.