On Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 09:24 AM, Rebecca S. Guenther wrote:
> In the case of the GMD ([sound recording], etc.), it is the case that
> crosswalk says to put 245$h along with title. As I recall we debated
> early on. This discussion has convinced me that the better approach
> be to put 245$h in <physicalDescription><form> which has an attribute
> authority. We could use "gmd" as the authority in these cases, which
> allow us to map from MODS to MARC and be able to put the GMD back in
This looks good.
However, this raises another question for me:
What is the difference between <typeOfResource> and
<physicalDescription><form>? In the above example, both elements would
have the same value; right? So then shouldn't the former be simply
I partly ask for some concrete reasons, such as what <typeOfResource>
value would you assign for a public speech (not a recording, but the
performance)? Likewise, a performed play, or a lecture?