Well, in the famed "this is not code" Zepheira python module with the
MARC-to-BF mapping, there is no listing for 006, 007 or 008.
On 4/22/15 2:18 PM, Tim Thompson wrote:
> I'm currently working on a pilot project to describe a collection of
> unprocessed serials using BIBFRAME, and I'm wondering whether anyone
> who has tested or worked on the current vocabulary has focused on how
> it represents serials, specifically.
> I'm finding that BF seems to preserve the stringy data from MARC
> (although sometimes with a loss of semantics--for example, just a
> general bf:note for MARC's 515 field) while ignoring some of the
> structured data in the fixed fields.
> For serials, the 008 field lets you be pretty specific about things
> like Publication Status, Frequency, Regularity, Type of Continuing
> Resource, etc., with coded values for each. I'm not a serials
> cataloger, but this kind of data seems worth recording/preserving,
> doesn't it?
>  http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd515.html
>  Sample MARC record:
>  Converted to BF:
>  http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd008.html
> Tim A. Thompson
> Metadata Librarian (Spanish/Portuguese Specialty)
> Princeton University Library
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