GAMECIP Metadata Base Element Set and Recommendations

This is a first release of GAMECIP’s metadata element set and usage recommendations for describing computer and video games in institution collections and catalogues. We are proposing a set of 20 elements that should provide (if mostly articulated) a significant foundational description for any game in a collection. The full element set is also available as linked open data (LOD) on the Open Metadata Registry at:

Game Cataloging Recommendations

In June, the Special Collections Unbound blog highlighted a spinoff of the ongoing GAMECIP project. Today's post provides further details about the project and introduces our members' work on cataloging best practices for video games.

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