NYH Metadata Dictionary coverMetadata Dictionary

Metadata is data about data. New York Heritage has established a template and best practices guide with dictionary for our contributors to follow. Having consistent, accurate metadata will allow users to effectively search and browse the collections.

NYH Metadata Dictionary and Usage Guide (PDF)

CDLC members may receive enhanced information from: Appendix F for the NYH Metadata Dictionary




Collection Development Policy

New York Heritage welcomes materials covering a broad range of topics.  Our collection development policy outlines broad guidelines on the materials we will accept from our contributing organizations.

NYH Collection Development Policy (PDF)


Other Resources

New York Heritage Digital Collections: Planning Your First Project (PDF)