I don't think the <part> element can stand on its own without the title,
which is a subelement under relatedItem. And relatedItem is already a
On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> On Nov 6, 2003, at 12:30 PM, Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress wrote:
> > I do think it would be worthwhile to identify the elements that are
> > appropriate for external reference, and making them global wouldn't be
> > a big effort.
> One obvious subelement that could be useful to reference is the new
> "part" element. Dublin Core, for example, already covers much (all?)
> of the top-level elements in MODS, but it could be nice to bring in the
> additional detail of the part element for a variety of records. And
> such an element does not exist in any other schema that I am aware of
> (well, except for the incomplete BibX DTD).