Metadata Provided to OSTI via 241.1 Web

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STI Metadata Elements
 
Required (R), Required, but allows for default value (RWD), or Optional (O). 
Element       
Description
Requirements
Author(s)
Include all author names; the primary author should be listed first. Allows for “Not Available” as an option for few cases where necessary.
R
 
E‑mail Address(es)
Provide in same order as author names. Will not be available to the end‑user. This data is used by OSTI to automate author notification.
O
Country of Publication
Include if country of publication is not United States; defaults to United States
RWD
Description/
Abstract
Defined as the abstract for STI Products. Provide if available (it can be excerpted from the technical report). Text should be publicly releasable information (not personal, financial, or sensitive). Text should be spell‑checked, limited in length to 5000 characters, and follow input standards for special characters.
O
Language (non‑English)
Include if language of the STI product is not English; defaults to English
RWD
Location
 
Provide the specific location of the electronic STI Product not transmitted to OSTI.
 
O
STI Product is available electronically at:
Values: Unique Uniform Resource Locator (URL); Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
 
Media/Format Information
Detailed information about the media and format of the STI product. 
 
Medium
 
Identifies the medium of the product. One selection is required. Values: electronic document, computer medium, audiovisual material, no full-text.
 
R
 
Electronic Document
 
The means by which the STI product is made available to OSTI.
 
Subelements:
- STI Product is:
- If posted at site, file format is:
- If transmitted to OSTI, file format is:
 
 
Values: posted at site, transmitted to OSTI
 
Values:  Searchable PDF, HTML
 
 
Values: Searchable PDF, Non-Searchable PDF
(MS-Word is an additional acceptable value for the DOE F 241.3)
 
 
O
Size of STI Product
 
Provide if applicable. Specify unit of measure.
Values: images, kilobytes, minutes, page range, pages, other
 
 
 
 
Computer Medium or Audiovisual
 
Provide if STI product is computer medium or audiovisual material.
 
O
 
 Sub-elements:
- Quantity/type
- Machine Compatibility
- Other Information
 
 
Provide if applicable.
 
Originating Research Organization(s)
 
The organization/site/financial assistance recipient or non-major site/facility management contractor conducting the research or the facility where the work was performed.
RWD


Publication/Issue Date
Identifies the publication or issue date. Allows for text date.
R
Publisher Name and Location
 
Include if different from originating research organization. The name and location of the organization/publisher that issued the document for dissemination. Expected if full-text is not provided
 
O
 
Availability (Refer Requests To [if applicable])
Provide if applicable (e.g., if STI product is available only from originator or publisher, particularly if electronic document is not available). State source where document can be obtained upon request.
 
O
 
Related Document Information
Information useful to include in published announcement record which is not suited for any other metadata field.
O
Releasing Official
DOE or Site’s designated official(s) who ensure(s) that all appropriate intellectual property/dissemination limitation reviews of the STI full-text product are completed. This is also the site’s POC for announcement records for external publications (journals, books, etc.) provided to OSTI.
R
Sponsoring Organization
The DOE Office funding the work reported in the STI product.
O
STI Product Review/Release Information
Distribution of the STI Product
 
 
One value selection is required. Non-conflicting multiples are allowed. Includes minimum sub-values (e.g., release date, exemption number, etc.).
R
Unrestricted Distribution
 
Values: Unlimited Announcement
              OpenNet (provide sub-values)
 
 
Distribution Limitations – Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
 
Values: Copyrighted Material with Restrictions
              Official Use Only (select all that apply)                                                                                                               
- Export Controlled Information
- Security Sensitive Information
- Protected Data (provide release date)
- Patent Pending
- Limited Rights Data
- Applied Technology
- Program Directed OUO (provide exemption number)
Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information (NNPI)
 
   
 
Other information
Include information that will further explain a distribution limitation.
 
STI Product Type
 
 
 
Identifies the type of STI product. One value selection is required.
 
Values: Technical Report
              Conference Paper or
               Presentation/Proceedings                                                 
              Journal Article
              Accomplishment Report
              Book/Monograph
              Patent/Patent Application
              Thesis/Dissertation
 
R
Subject Categories
 
 
Identifies the subject matter of the STI product. Multiples accepted; list primary category first. Subject categories for unclassified unlimited STI products are listed in Attachment 7.
O
Keywords
Sites may provide free-form text keywords, multiples accepted. 
O
Transmission Information
 
 
 
STI Product is being transmitted:
 
One selection is required for documents transmitted to OSTI. Values: Electronically via E-Link; Via mail or shipment
 
O
 
Information Product Filename
 
Provide information product filename of the transmitted electronic STI product. Include the appropriate format extension.
O
 
 

 

Last updated: February 27, 2014