The National Archives Catalog


Object Type

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Level Available Type Public Element
Yes No Variable Character Length (40) Object Type Authority List File Unit
Item
All No
Definition: The type or file format of the digital object.
Purpose: Identifies the type or file format of the digital object. Provides information on how computer systems should process the digital object.
Relationship: This element is independent.
Guidance: Select the type of the object from the Object Type Authority List.
Examples:
World Wide Web Page


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