NYH Metadata Dictionary coverMetadata is data about data. New York Heritage has established a template and best practices guide with dictionary for our contributors to follow. Having consistent, accurate metadata will allow users to effectively search and browse the collections.

NYH Metadata Dictionary and Usage Guide (PDF)

CDLC members may receive enhanced information from: Appendix F for the NYH Metadata Dictionary

New York Heritage Digital Collections: Planning Your First Project (PDF)
New York Heritage Digital Imaging Basics (PDF)
New York Heritage Scanning Guide (PDF)
New York Heritage Image Resolution Guidelines (PDF)
New York Heritage Master, Access and Thumbnail File Types (PDF)
New York Heritage Scanning Equipment Guide (PDF)