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Information on the use of this metadata is available under Data Availability and APIs. Metadata files for download are available here. Note on OAI: To harvest any of the public domain records below through OAI, prepend "oai:quod.lib.umich.edu:MIU01-" to the HathiTrust record number and add it to the harvesting URL. For example: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/o/oai/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=ma...

File format:

The file is tab-delimited. Multiple occurrences of OCLC number, ISBN, ISSN, or LCCN are comma-delimited.

Data element Description
Volume Identifier Fully qualified item identifier. This is composed of a namespace prefix that identifies the originating institution and the originating institution’s unique identifier for the volume (e.g. barcode), separated with a dot.
Examples:
wu.89058151044
 
mdp.39015067674344

This ID can be used to construct a handle or other link that provides access to the item. If you are providing access via the University of Michigan handle server, handles can be constructed as follows: http://hdl.handle.net/2027/volume_identifier For example : http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015067674344

Access Access code (values: allow or deny) mapped from the rights attribute using the same algorithm used in the PageTurner.
Notes on mapping for rights attributes where contextual user data would affect access:
a. The op (out of print) rights attribute is mapped to 'deny'.
b. The umall (available to all University of Michigan affiliates) attribute is mapped to deny.
c. The pdus (public domain if viewed in US) attribute is mapped to allow.
Rights Rights attribute for this volume. View possible Attributes in the rights database documentation. 
HathiTrust record number HathiTrust's record number for the associated bibliographic record.
Enumeration/Chronology Enumeration and chronology data, if any, for this item
Source Code identifying the source of the original from which this item was digitized. Currently the NUC code of the originating library is used for the code.
Source institution record number Local bibliographic record number for the source institution identified in the source column.
OCLC numbers OCLC number(s) for the bibliographic record. Where more than one number is listed, they are comma-delimited.
ISBNs ISBN(s) for the bibliographic record. Where more than one number is listed, they are comma-delimited.
ISSNs ISSN(s) for the bibliographic record. Where more than one number is listed, they are comma-delimited.
LCCNs LCCN(s) for the bibliographic record. Where more than one number is listed, they are comma-delimited.
Title Contents of the 245 field (all subfields).
Imprint Contents of the 260 field (subfields b and c).
Rights determination reason code Rights determination reason code for this volume. View possible Reason Codes in the rights database documentation.
Date of last update Some volumes may have rights determined more than once (e.g. automatic bibliographic determination and subsequent manual review)
Government Document US government document flag: "1" if the volume is a US government document, otherwise "0" NEW
Publication Date Publication date of the volume (as determined by the rights-determination algorithmNEW
Publication Place Place of publication: bytes 15-17 from the bibliographic 008 field NEW
Language Language: bytes 35-37 from the blbliographic 008 field NEW
Bibliograhic Format Bibliographic format (BK, SE, CF, MP, MU, VM, or MX) NEW