pbcoreDescriptionDocument

Description:

Main entry point for a PBCore record. Single assets start here. The pbcoreDescriptionDocument assembles together all of PBCore knowledge items into a single data record organized in a hierarchical structure. For PBCore these knowledge items are metadata descriptions of media, including all the knowledge items and metadata terms and values associated with its content and containers.

XPATH LOCATION:

/ pbcoreDescriptionDocument

USAGE RULES:

Occurs:

1 time only

Must Contain:

3 attributes, specific:

  • xmlns (text, specific value: “http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreNamespace.html”)
  • xsi (text, specific value: “http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance”)
  • schemaLocation (text, specific value: “http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreNamespace.html”)

3 elements, specific:

May Contain:

5 or less optional attributes, specific:

16 or less optional elements, specific:

Contained by:

Contained with:

NOTHING

EXAMPLES:

<pbcoreDescriptionDocument xmlns="http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreNamespace.html"
    xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreNamespace.html >
    <pbcoreIdentifier source="NOLA Code">AMEX000102</pbcoreIdentifier>
    <pbcoreTitle titleType="Full">American Experience: Radio Bikini</pbcoreTitle>
    <pbcoreDescription>In July 1946, the U.S. Navy staged "Operation Crossroads"--two highly publicized atomic bomb tests at a Pacific Island called Bikini.  This film is the story of those tests and their effect not only on the thousands of Naval personnel and spectators who watched, but also on the Bikinians whose homes was rendered uninhabitable by contamination, even now, 40 years later.</pbcoreDescription>
</pbcoreDescriptionDocument>

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