Minnesota Recordkeeping Metadata Standard: Aggregation Level Element
12. AGGREGATION LEVEL
The level at which the record(s) is/are being described and controlled.
The level of aggregation of the unit of description.
To control the management actions which may be taken on the record(s).
To allow searches to be restricted to records at a particular level of aggregation.
|Rationale:||This element acts as a 'switch'. Appropriate management and control of records is enabled according to their level of aggregation. The aggregation level also dictates the types of metadata to be assigned to the record(s). The Applicability field included under each metadata element description indicates the level(s) of aggregation to which that element may be applied.|
|Applicability:||Applicable to all records.|
|This element shall be linked to 14. RECORD IDENTIFIER.|
|Assigned By:||System-assigned. Changes to the default should be selected by an authorized agent from a pick list of the assigned values.|
|Schemes:||Minnesota Recordkeeping Metadata Standard.|
Minnesota Recordkeeping Metadata Standard: Version 1.1, July 2002.