And note that mods:accessCondition maps to dc:rights and is intended for right statements that indicate rights to access or use the resource (although the MODS element name implies a narrower definition). But many rights statements are about access or use.


Rebecca Squire Guenther
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On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 11:41 AM Michele R Combs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
According to the MODS tag library, accesscondition is for "information about restrictions imposed on access to a resource."  An explicit statement that there *are* no restrictions is definitely information about restrictions, so I'd say that this is exactly the right place for it :)


From: Metadata Object Description Schema List <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Vicky Phillips
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Subject: Re: [MODS] Oral history collection metadata

> I should say that there are not any records that say “Subject did NOT consent”.
> Therefore this metadata does not fit under Access Conditions, I think, since if we
> have the resource it means that subject has consented. These text statements
> merely serve as proof to the user.