We will create a person record for every organization named in a document, so long as there is enough information to create a record.
Organization records can be stubs which are placeholders, a way to make this organization discoverable on the web, until we are able to put together more information on them. Once we have time to create a more detailed description, they are converted to full identifications.
Stubs should contain as much information as you can easily locate.
Stubs should have data in the following DC fields:
They may also have data in:
And in Item Type Metadata:
- birthdate - founding date
- birthplace - Founding city or country
- deathdate - closing date
- biographical_text - history of organization
Use decades, Country, "Needs Research" etc. tags
City where it was founded or headquartered.