[open-bibliography] MARC Codes for Forms of Musical Composition

Ross Singer ross.singer at talis.com
Sun Jul 4 21:59:28 BST 2010


Karen,

At http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/ there are MARC language codes, geographic
area codes and country codes.

I would like to add all of the codes that LC doesn't get to first.

-Ross.

On Sun, Jul 4, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle at kcoyle.net> wrote:

> Another thought... how hard would it be do create entries for all of the
> MARC codes in this way? I have them all in a database (and in this [1]
> tab-delimited file, with documentation [2]). I could easily create files
> with code-tab-display for each. Also, at [2] there is a link to the MARC
> language codes, which I believe are slightly different to the ISO codes, but
> in any case would be useful for translating MARC to RDF.
>
> kc
> [1] http://www.kcoyle.net/00s.txt
> [2] http://futurelib.pbworks.com/Data+and+Studies
>
>
> Quoting Ross Singer <ross.singer at talis.com>:
>
>  Hi everybody,
>>
>> I just wanted to let people know I've made the MARC codes for forms of
>> musical compositions (
>> http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/marcmuscomp.html) available as
>> http://purl.org/ontology/mo/Genres.
>>
>> http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/muscomp/
>>
>> They follow the same naming convention as they would in the MARC 008 or
>> 047,
>> so it's easy to map (that is, no lookup needed) from your MARC data:
>>
>> http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/muscomp/sy#genre
>>
>> etc.
>>
>> The RDF is available as well:
>> http://purl.org/NET/marccodes/muscomp/sy.rdf
>>
>>
>> I'd love any feedback/suggestions/corrections/etc.
>>
>> Also, you can look around to see MARC country codes, geographic area codes
>> and language codes.  Eventually I would like to get all of the MARC codes
>> (not already modeled by LC) in there (
>> http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/).
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Ross.
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Karen Coyle
> kcoyle at kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
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>
>
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