The MODS convention is to add an accessCondition containing copyright
information expressed in a more specialized schema. There's an example
The word "copyright" in copyrightDate in originInfo is a bit of a
misdirect in this case, since copyright date is always relevant to the
resource's origin but the identity of the rights holder isn't.
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> So far as I can make out from the element descriptions at
> and related pages, there seems to be no way to express in MODS who the
> copyright holder of a work is -- which seems strange, as you CAN state
> the copyright date.
> Am I missing something?
> (The <publisher> element is not the answer here, as it's not at all
> unusual for the copyright to be held by someone other than the
> publisher -- the author, for example.)