[open-bibliography] More verbs. Electronic 'Items' (Yes, another FRBR thread)

Ross Singer rxs at talisplatform.com
Thu Jul 8 16:35:05 BST 2010


On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 6:11 AM, Benjamin O'Steen <bosteen at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Electronic Items
>
> Item doesn't make an awful lot of sense with regards electronics or
> born-digital items. I think that we might broaden the schema a little
> here to allow something like an OAI-ORE Aggregation here instead of an
> Item. Would it be preferable to subclass it as 'DigitalItem' or to use
> it unaltered?
>
>
Why not?  Could you have multiple representations of the same
'manifestation' (PDF, jpeg, PS, HTML, etc.).

I mean, those are still completely analogous to 'item', aren't they?

-Ross.
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