PREMIS metadata in Archivematica

Archivematica supports the entry of PREMIS rights metadata during transfer or ingest. Rights entered via the GUI interface apply to the entirety of the SIP or transfer.

Below, the entry template is described as it appears for each rights basis, followed by acts granted/restricted.

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Basis: Statute

PREMIS in METS XML: <premis:rightsBasis>Statute</premis:rightsBasis>

Statute jurisdiction

Template field Statute jurisdiction

Rule “The country or other political body enacting the statute.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteInformation>
      <premis:statuteJurisdiction>ca</premis:statuteJurisdiction>

Notes Values should be taken from a controlled vocabulary. Recommended: ISO ISO 3166.

Statute citation

Template field Statute citation

Rule “An identifying designation for the statute.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteInformation>
      <premis:statuteCitation>Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [RBSC 1996] Chapter 165</premis:statuteCitation>

Statute information determination date

Template field Statute determination date

Rule “The date that the determination was made the the statute authorized the permission(s) noted.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteInformation>
      <premis:statuteInformationDeterminationDate>2015-07-02</premis:statuteInformationDeterminationDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061

Statute start date

Template field Statute start date

Rule “The date when the statute begins to apply or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteApplicableDates>
      <premis:startDate>2015-01-01</premis:startDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061

Statute end date

Template field Statute end date

Rule “The date when the statute ceases to apply or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteApplicableDates>
      <premis:endDate>2020-01-01</premis:endDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061

End date can be left open by clicking “Open End Date.” Resulting METS XML:

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteApplicableDates>
      <premis:endDate>OPEN</premis:endDate>

Statute documentation identifier- Type

Template field Statute documentation identifier- Type

Rule “A designation of the domain within which the statute documentation identifier is unique.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifier>
      <premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifierType>Acts</premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifierType>

Statute documentation identifier- Value

Template field Statute documentation identifier- Value

Rule “The value of the statuteDocumentationIdentifier.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifier>
      <premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifierValue>RBSC 1996</premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifierValue>

Statute documentation identifier- Role

Template field Statute documentation identifier- Role

Rule “A value indicating the purpose or expected use of the documentation being identified.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifier>
      <premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifierRole>Law</premis:statuteDocumentationIdentifierRole>

Statute note

Template field Statute note

Rule “Additional information about the statute.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:statuteInformation>
      <premis:statuteNote>Social insurance numbers, health information covered by personal privacy provisions</premis:statuteNote>

Basis: License

PREMIS in METS XML: <premis:rightsBasis>License</premis:rightsBasis>

License terms

Template field License terms

Rule “Text describing the license or agreement by which permission was granted.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseTerms>This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license</premis:licenseTerms>

License start date

Template field License start date

Rule “The date at which the license is first applies or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseApplicableDates>
         <premis:startDate>2015-01-01</premis:startDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

License end date

Template field License end date

Rule “The date at which the license no longer applies or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseApplicableDates>
         <premis:endDate>2020-01-01</premis:endDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

End date can be left open by clicking “Open End Date.” Resulting METS XML:

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseApplicableDates>
         <premis:endDate>OPEN</premis:endDate>

License documentation identifier- Type

Template field License documentation identifier- Type

Rule “A designation of the domain within which the license documentation identifier is unique.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:licenseDocumentationIdentifierType>Accession form number</premis:licenceDocumentationIdentifierType>

License documentation identifier- Value

Template field License documentation identifier- Value

Rule “The value of the licenseDocumentationIdentifier.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:licenseDocumentationIdentifierValue>CCA-2011-29</premis:licenseDocumentationIdentifierValue>

License documentation identifier- Role

Template field License documentation identifier- Role

Rule “A value indicating the purpose or expected use of the documentation being identified.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:licenseDocumentationRole>Accession form license area</premis:licenseDocumentationRole>

License note

Template field License note

Rule “Additional information about the license.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:licenseInformation>
      <premis:licenseNote>Donors are prompted to choose a Creative Commons license on accession form</premis:licenseNote>

Basis: Donor

Note

Archivematica provides a template for donor rights, which are translated in PREMIS as “other”. In the METS file, you will find Donor rights in a rightsMD <premis:rightsBasis>Other</premisrightsBasis>.

Donor agreement start date

Template field Donor agreement start date

Rule “Date when the other right applies or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatment>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
     <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
        <premis:startDate>2015-01-01</premis:startDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

Donor agreement end date

Template field Donor agreement end date

Rule “Date when the other right no longer applies or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
     <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
        <premis:endDate>2025-01-01</premis:endDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

End date can be left open by clicking “Open End Date.” Resulting METS XML:

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
         <premis:endDate>OPEN</premis:endDate>

Donor documentation identifier- Type

Template field Donor documentation identifier- Type

Rule “A designation of the domain within which the rights statement documentation identifier is unique.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierType>Donor form number</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierType>

Donor documentation identifier- Value

Template field Donor documentation identifier- Value

Rule “The value of the otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierValue>CCA-2011-89</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierValue>

Donor documentation identifier- Role

Template field Donor documentation identifier- Role

Rule “The value indicating the purpose or expected use of the documentation being identified.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierRole>Agreement</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierRole>

Donor agreement note

Template field Donor agreement note

Rule “Additional information about the rights of the object”.

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsNote>Ten-year restriction on access by donor request</premis:otherRightsNote>

Basis: Policy

Note

Archivematica provides a template for policy rights, which are translated in PREMIS as “other”. In the METS file, you will find Policy rights in a rightsMD <premis:rightsBasis>Other</premisrightsBasis>.

Policy start date

Template field Policy start date

Rule “Date when the other right applies or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatment>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
     <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
        <premis:startDate>2015-01-01</premis:startDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

Policy end date

Template field Policy end date

Rule “Date when the other right no longer applies or is applied to the content.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
     <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
        <premis:endDate>2025-01-01</premis:endDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

End date can be left open by clicking “Open End Date.” Resulting METS XML:

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
         <premis:endDate>OPEN</premis:endDate>

Policy documentation identifier- Type

Template field Policy documentation identifier- Type

Rule “A designation of the domain within which the rights statement documentation identifier is unique.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierType>RFA policy number</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierType>

Policy documentation identifier- Value

Template field Policy documentation identifier- Value

Rule The value of the otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierValue>RFA-P-1992/040</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierValue>

Policy documentation identifier- Role

Template field Policy documentation identifier- Role

Rule “The value indicating the purpose or expected use of the documentation being identified.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierRole>Policy</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierRole>

Policy note

Template field Policy note

Rule “Additional information about the rights of the object”.

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsNote>Thirty-year closure rule: Executive Office records available only to Richards Foundation staff and BoD</premis:otherRightsNote>

Basis: Other

PREMIS in METS XML: <premis:rightsBasis>Other</premisrightsBasis>

Other rights basis

Template field Other rights basis

Rule “Designation of the basis for the other right or permission described in the rightsStatementIdentifier.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsBasis>Agreements</premis:otherRightsBasis>

Other start date

Template field Other start date

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatment>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
     <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
        <premis:startDate>2015-01-01</premis:startDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

Other end date

Template field Other end date

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
     <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
        <premis:endDate>2025-01-01</premis:endDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

End date can be left open by clicking “Open End Date.” Resulting METS XML:

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsApplicableDates>
         <premis:endDate>OPEN</premis:endDate>

Other documentation identifier- Type

Template field Other documentation identifier- Type

Rule “A designation of the domain within which the rights statement documentation identifier is unique.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierType>MOU number</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierType>

Other documentation identifier- Value

Template field Other documentation identifier- Value

Rule “The value of the otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierValue>MOU-F-89</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierValue>

Other documentation identifier- Role

Template field Other documentation identifier- Role

Rule “The value indicating the purpose or expected use of the documentation being identified.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifier>
         <premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierRole>Agreement number</premis:otherRightsDocumentationIdentifierRole>

Note

Template field Note

Rule “Additional information about the rights of the object”.

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:otherRightsInformation>
      <premis:otherRightsNote>Terms of MOU with depositor include 10-year embargo for access</premis:otherRightsNote>

Acts granted or restricted

Act

Template field Act

Rule “The action the preservation repository is allowed to take; e.g. replicate, migrate, modify, use, disseminate, delete.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:rightsGranted>
      <premis:act>Delete</premis:act>

Grant/restriction

Template field Grant/restriction

Rule Drop-down field: choose between Allow, Disallow, Conditional

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:rightsGranted>
      <premis:restriction>Disallow</premis:restriction>

Start

Template field Start

Rule “Beginning date of the rights or restrictions granted.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:rightsGranted>
      <premis:termOfRestriction>
         <premis:startDate>2015-01-01</premis:startDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061.

End

Template field End

Rule “Ending date of the rights or restrictions granted.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:rightsGranted:
      <premis:termofRestriction>
         <premis:endDate>2025-01-01</premis:endDate>

Note Uses ISO 8061

End date can be left open by clicking “Open End Date.” Resulting METS XML:

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:rightsGranted:
      <premis:termofRestriction>
         <premis:endDate>OPEN</premis:endDate>

Grant/restriction note

Template field Grant/restriction note

Rule “Additional information about the rights granted.”

METS XML

<premis:rightsStatement>
   <premis:rightsGranted>
      <premis:rightsGrantedNote>Publication restricted until copyright expires.</premis:rightsGrantedNote>

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