Library Technology Reports

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 2, February-March

FRBR, the Domain Model
Abstract Library metadata is already well-positioned to become part of the linked data community. The creation of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), an entity-relation model for library data, is an essential first step...
Library Data in the Web World
Abstract Library data has been designed to be read and interpreted by the librarians and users who are the end users of the catalog. Today's data, however, needs to be managed and interpreted by computers and integrated into myriad applications...
Metadata Models of the World Wide Web
Abstract The Semantic Web, in standards being developed by the World Wide Web Consortium, is a new way of defining metadata for use and reuse in a networked environment. In this chapter of "RDA Vocabularies for a Twenty-First-Century Data Environment,...
RDA in RDF
Abstract The development of new cataloging rules that are based on the domain model provided by FRBR affords an opportunity to "data-fy" the underlying elements of the cataloging activity. In conjunction with members of the Dublin Core Metadata...
Resources
FRBR Official Documents at IFLA IFLA Study Group on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records: Final Report, Sept. 1997, as amended and corrected through Feb. 2009, http:// archive.ifla.org/VII/s13/frbr/frbr_2008.pdf....