Definitions of the roles played by contributors to the statistical database

Table ID:
G_CREDIT_ROLE     (57981)
Contents:
Definitions of the roles played by contributors to the statistical database
Approx. number of rows:
8
Table type:
Codebook
Documentation Author:
Humphrey Southall
Chronology:
The data cover the period 1881 to 1911.

Notes:

  1. This table holds a set of three-letter identifiers defining different roles that a contributor may have played in creating a particular set of data values. They follow the Library of Congress's MARC Code List for Relators (http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators) with one single addition, 'DIG' for 'Digitisers' who computerised a dataset previously transcribed by someone else.


Indices:

IndexTypeColumn(s) indexed
g_credit_role_pkey Primary key g_credit_role


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
g_credit_role_pkey Primary Key See details above for primary key index



Columns within table:

ColumnTypeContents
g_credit_role Text string (max.len.=7). Role identifier; three-letter code generally defined by the Library of Congress.
role_name Text string (max.len.=104). Title for role.
role_marc_desc Text string (max.len.=404). Definition of the role as provided in the MARC standard.
role_gbh_desc Text string (max.len.=404). Modified version of definition reflecting how the role is used in our work.
notes Long text. Comments, not intended for public display.