Sample Records

This page provides examples of sample PBCore records in XML and human-readable text format, including a PBCore Asset record, a PBCore Instantiation record, a PBCore Asset record grouping multiple Instantiations, and a PBCore Collection record grouping multiple assets. You can refer to these records to see how PBCore concepts are implemented in real-world scenarios. If you would like to contribute sample records to this page, contact PBCoreInfo@wgbh.org.

PLAIN TEXT FORMAT
DESCRIPTION DOCUMENT: ASSET DATE: 1977 Date type: Released IDENTIFIER: 1 Source: Lucasfilm TITLE: Star Wars - A New Hope Title type: Program TITLE: IV Title type: Episode Number DESCRIPTION: The first film in the original Star Wars trilogy CREATOR: CREATOR: Lucas, George CREATOR ROLE: Director CONTRIBUTOR: CONTRIBUTOR: Hamill, Mark CONTRIBUTOR ROLE: Actor Portrayal: Luke Skywalker CONTRIBUTOR: CONTRIBUTOR: Fisher, Carrie CONTRIBUTOR ROLE: Actor Portrayal: Princess Leia Organa CONTRIBUTOR: CONTRIBUTOR: Ford, Harrison CONTRIBUTOR ROLE: Actor Portrayal: Han Solo INSTANTIATION: INSTANTIATION IDENTIFIER: 123431 INSTANTIATION DATE: 1995 INSTANTIATION PHYSICAL: VHS INSTANTIATION LOCATION: Boston Public Library INSTANTIATION: INSTANTIATION IDENTIFIER: sw_newhopedub.mp4 INSTANTIATION DATE: 2018 INSTANTIATION DIGITAL: video/mp4 INSTANTIATION LOCATION: /Volumes/Disk1/digitizedVHS/StarWars/sw_newhopedub.mp4 ANNOTATION: The version where Han shoots first
XML FORMAT
          
            

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<pbcoreDescriptionDocument xmlns="http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreNamespac.html" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCoreNamespace.html https://raw.githubusercontent.com/WGBH/PBCore_2.1/master/pbcore-2.1.xsd">
<pbcoreAssetDate dateType="released">1977</pbcoreAssetDate>
<pbcoreIdentifier source="Lucasfilm">00001</pbcoreIdentifier>
<pbcoreTitle titleType="Program">Star Wars: A New Hope</pbcoreTitle>
<pbcoreTitle titleType="Episode Number">IV</pbcoreTitle>
<pbcoreDescription>The first film in the original Star Wars trilogy</pbcoreDescription>
<pbcoreCreator>
<creator source="">Lucas, George</creator>
<creatorRole>Director</creatorRole>
</pbcoreCreator>
<pbcoreContributor>
<contributor>Hamill, Mark</contributor>
<contributorRole portrayal="Luke Skywalker">Actor</contributorRole>
</pbcoreContributor>
<pbcoreContributor>
<contributor>Fisher, Carrie</contributor>
<contributorRole portrayal="Princess Leia Organa">Actor</contributorRole>
</pbcoreContributor>
<pbcoreContributor>
<contributor>Ford, Harrison</contributor>
<contributorRole portrayal="Han Solo">Actor</contributorRole>
</pbcoreContributor>
<pbcoreInstantiation>
<instantiationIdentifier source="Barcode">123431</instantiationIdentifier>
<instantiationDate dateType="distributed">1995</instantiationDate>
<instantiationPhysical>VHS</instantiationPhysical>
<instantiationLocation>Boston Public Library</instantiationLocation>
</pbcoreInstantiation>
<pbcoreInstantiation>
<instantiationIdentifier source="Filename">sw_newhopedub.mp4</instantiationIdentifier>
<instantiationDate dateType="digitized">2018</instantiationDate>
<instantiationDigital>video/mp4</instantiationDigital>
<instantiationLocation>/Volumes/Disk1/digitizedVHS/StarWars/sw_newhopedub.mp4</instantiationLocation>
</pbcoreInstantiation>
<pbcoreAnnotation>The version where Han shoots first </pbcoreAnnotation>
</pbcoreDescriptionDocument>

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