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

Ross Singer rxs at talisplatform.com
Fri Jul 9 20:21:39 BST 2010


On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle at kcoyle.net> wrote:

> Quoting Ross Singer <rxs at talisplatform.com>:
>
>
>  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?
>>
>
> They're separate manifestations for publishers and (usually)
> libraries. ISBN rules require a different ISBN for each carrier (back
> to content v. carrier), although not all publishers follow that, and
> it may not make sense where carriers are output on the fly.
>
> Does apply to things that aren't books?  My mental picture was something
more like:
http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0406184

-Ross.
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