The National Archives Catalog


Object Identifier

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Level Available Type Public Element
Yes No Variable Character Length (260) None File Unit
Item
All No
Definition: The identifier given to a digital object.
Purpose: Provides a means to link various digital objects to one archival description.
Relationship: This element is independent.
Guidance: Enter the information in this element. Each digital object within an archival description should be given a unique, meaningful identifier.
Examples:
Digital Object 1: Object Identifier - Report XR657, Page 1
Digital Object 2: Object Identifier - Report XR657, Page 2
Digital Object 3: Object Identifier - Report XR657, Page 3
Map N67, Sht. 36
Digital Object 1: Object Identifier - nlc07365.1
Digital Object 2: Object Identifier - nlc07365.2
Digital Object 1: Object Identifier - 1
Digital Object 2: Object Identifier - 2


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