Conceptually, the level of government that produced the publication
seems to belong in <originInfo>, but the controlled lists for
<placeTerm>, understandably, don't go all the way down to the municipal
level. Could the higher levels be designated by a code from one of the
authoritative lists, with a <placeTerm type="text"> following, if
necessary, to indicate a finer division?
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Subject: Re: [MODS] A compendium of MODS questions
On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, Marie Louise Ayres wrote:
> Would you use
> <genre authority="marc">government publication</genre>
> But in this case, there is no way to indicate the jurisdictonal level.
> is an issue for us as we are using MODS and our new Harvester system
> metadata bout online government publications through to the NBD.
I had suggested earlier that we include the values from 008/28,
decided whether to mix them with the MARC genre list (which means they
will be at a different level of granularity than other terms on that
list) or to make a separate identifiable list. Any other thoughts on