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What does it mean to “provide support for BIBFRAME”?

“System X should provide support for BIBFRAME” Secretive requirements document It’s quite clear from this requirement specification that the system should support BIBFRAME, right? But, what does that actually mean? In order to understand this question, one needs to realize

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So Zepheira’s BIBFRAME editor is here…

The BIBFRAME editor, BIBFRAME Scribe, from Zepheira is here. That’s great: an editor that accurately creates an RDF from a single vocabulary by drawing on RDF from designated resources. We specified something like this in this SRS in March 2011, except it was

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Notes on implementing BIBFRAME

Implementing BIBFRAME seems a long way off. This needn’t be the case. In reality, BIBFRAME’s backwards compatibility with MARC + cataloguing rules means there’s nothing in the way for potential implementers to produce data compliant to the BIBFRAME profile. Of

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BIBFRAME — time to slough off the non-bibliographic data?

It occurred to me that BIBFRAME is an excellent opportunity for libraries to slough off the non-bibliographic data that exists in the library systems our MARC data inhabits. What I’m talking about is the format “x” data, where we’re cataloguing

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