What About the Other Metadata Fields?


In the page How do I fill in the required metadata fields? we went over the Resource Title, Author(s), Resource Type, and Usage Rights.

Other metadata fields may include information that may not be relevant in your case.

Rights Holder

Often the Rights Holder is the Author.  Sometimes, the Rights Holder is not the Author but  an Organization that owns or manages rights over the resource.

If you have any questions, please contact oer@hawaii.edu


This field is included to allow projects that have grant funding to be easily retrieved together.  Authors on projects with sponsorships who want to use this field should determine the language they will use in this field as a standard.

Example:  Projects funded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration at the UH Community Colleges will use C3T round1
as the standard phrase to retrieve the resources created under this grant.

Course Subject, Course Number, and Course Description

The course information is useful to the UH Community,  to faculty teaching similar courses at other higher education institutions, and to students around the world.

Course Subject: Use the Course Subject alpha-code that is used in the UH catalog or Class Availability modules.

Course Number: Include the course number.

Course Description: This descriptive information provides users with more retrieval capability.


This is a field to add tags that will help users find your materials. Separate keywords with a comma (,).

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