Great, thanks very much.
On Oct 21, 2010, at 4:01 PM, Guenther, Rebecca wrote:
> We are working towards including controlled vocabularies in
> id.loc.gov for the semantic units in the PREMIS DD that specify
> their use. There is a wiki for the PREMIS Implementers' Group where
> we are collecting these. I have started with the suggested values
> in the PREMIS data dictionary.
> See http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/pigInfo.jpg to get the
> login/password for the wiki.
> Go to:
> for the list of semantic units that take controlled vocabularies
> (we aren't including those that would have purely locally defined
> You will see that some of the links have lists and some don't--
> that is because we haven't completed them.
> And for linkingAgentRole:
> These are suggested values from the data dictionary; we need
> definitions for them. (okay, I admit I just put some in just now).
> In the case of linking agent role there is some overlap with the
> MARC relators list which we do have in id.loc.gov. We will want to
> show those relationships and consider using the same term for the
> PREMIS list as we do in MARC relators where there is an equivalent
> (creator, publisher, and copyright holder).
> Note also that we are just adding a linkingObjectRole for Rights
> (there is already one for events).
> The intent is to put these lists ("concept schemes") into
> id.loc.gov in the near future.
> We would like people to contribute any that they have. You will see
> under event type that some values have been contributed from the
> Archivematica project. We encourage others to do the same.
> The PREMIS Editorial Committee also recently discussed the need to
> set up a subcommittee to address issues of controlled vocabularies
> and assist in the development of these lists. If anyone is
> interested in volunteering to serve on such a committee, please
> email me.
> Rebecca S. Guenther
> Senior Networking & Standards Specialist
> Network Development & MARC Standards Office
> Library of Congress
> 101 Independence Ave SE
> Washington, DC 20540
> voice: +1.202.707.5092
> fax: +1.202.707.0115
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> On Behalf Of Esha Datta
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> Subject: [PIG] Agent and Object Roles
> I'm a programmer/analyst with NYU's Digital Library Technical
> Services. I'm involved with preservation efforts for various types
> of digital objects. We are looking into Premis and its various
> aspects to help with preservation, such as agents and object Roles.
> The data dictionary and other documents mention using controlled
> vocabulary for Roles. However, I haven't yet found any registry
> which contains such controlled vocabulary. I was wondering if
> anyone was using Roles and if so, do you have your own list for
> your institution or is there something that's common which I have
> totally missed.
> There is a LoC constructed list for events here:
> Thanks for your help!
> Esha Datta
> Digital Library Technology Services
> Bobst Library
> New York University