On Monday, December 8, 2003, at 08:04 AM, Andrew E Switala wrote:
> You could consider simply omitting typeOfResource; there are no
> mandatory subelements of <mods>. A past event is a "resource" in the
> W3C sense (anything that has identity), but notice that all the MODS
> "resources" are concrete; they're physical manifestations that you
> find in a library. A videotape or a transcript of the lecture would
> have a typeOfResource, but the lecture itself would not. That
> is an event could be coded in <genre> or <physicalDescription>, both of
> which have authority attributes.
That's a good idea; thanks.