As I suggested before, we could establish a list of values for citations
to be used in MODS <genre> if Bruce wants to provide them. Alternatively
we might consider the genres listed in the proposed OpenURL standard (we
would establish as a source to be used with MODS genre and perhaps MARC
655). They are:
For further information see:
(which is listed at http://library.caltech.edu/openurl/Standard.htm)
(Thanks to Caroline Arms at LC for bringing this to my attention.)
On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2003, at 7:51 PM, Karen Coyle wrote:
> > The "academic journal" is one of those for me
> > -- as far as I'm concerned a journal is a journal, and I can't figure
> > out how you'd draw the line between academic and non-academic
> IIRC, this was Rebecca's suggestion way back, and probably comes out of
> an attempt to distinguish it from, say, a "legal journal" or maybe a
> personal journal.
> I don't much care myself. I'm just looking for an unambiguous way to
> make clear that a record represents a journal article.
> Let's see, there are officially-sanctioned genre values for book and
> newspaper, so I can clearly code also newspaper articles and book
> There's nothing equivalent for either magazine or journal articles.
> While recognizing your genres-are-in-the-eye-of-the-beholder point, it
> seems to me these are more "useful" than, for example, "font" or