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BIBFRAME December 2012

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Re: Early Experimentation Code Available

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Kevin Ford <[log in to unmask]>

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Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Sat, 8 Dec 2012 18:17:11 -0500

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Dear Christine,

 > there is a restriction that these [ML Licenses] cannot be used for 
government
 > projects. Would BIBFRAME fit in that category?
-- I'm no lawyer, but I believe the license pertains to how you will use 
MarkLogic.  *Our* direct work with MarkLogic is for a "government 
project," but your use of it would not be, I imagine.  You would be 
using MarkLogic for personal, non-profit, or academic use, even though 
you might be using the BIBFRAME code.  The XQuery code, originating from 
the Library of Congress, is public domain.

I've never tried BaseX.  The modules in the "modules/" directory should 
run under BaseX, but you would likely need a specific baseX starter 
file, such as the ones we created for ML, Zorba, and Saxon.

Yours,

Kevin


On 12/08/2012 05:20 PM, Christine Schwartz wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
>
> I was going to experiment with the XQuery version using MarkLogic's free
> license, either the express license or the academic one.
>
> However, there is a restriction that these cannot be used for government
> projects. Would BIBFRAME fit in that category?
>
> One of my colleagues was trying out BaseX for a project
> (http://basex.org/). Could I use that instead?
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Chris
>
> Christine Schwartz
> XML Database Administrator
> Princeton Theological Seminary Library
> [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Ford, Kevin <[log in to unmask]
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>     We're making code available that will permit programmers and
>     developers to better understand how MARC Bibliographic records can
>     transform to BIBFRAME resources.  The code is available at:
>
>     https://github.com/lcnetdev/marc2bibframe
>
>     There are two versions: one in Python and one in XQuery.  The Python
>     version produces JSON files for viewing in a Simile Exhibit
>     presentation (also included).  The XQuery version outputs RDF (as
>     RDF/XML, N-triples, or JSON).  Although the Python code expects to
>     be invoked from the command line, the XQuery code can be invoked
>     using Oxygen XML or the Eclipse IDE, in addition to a few other methods.
>
>     The XQuery is the product of Network Development and MARC Standards
>     staff at LC; the Python version is the work of Zepheira.  The two
>     transformations were developed independently of each other.  They
>     therefore do not "split" MARC Bibliographic records into BIBFRAME
>     Works, Instances, Authorities, and Annotations in the exact same way.
>
>     Both are subject to change.  Neither is canonical.  They are very
>     much works in progress.  As such, the names of properties and
>     classes/entities are in flux and will invariably change in many
>     cases.  Sometimes, developers just need to do something to keep
>     going, even if it is subject to alteration later (and often is
>     modified).  Nevertheless, we want to make these available for
>     evaluation and to stimulate further conversation.
>
>     We are presently working on a way to better expose the output of
>     these transformations to a wider audience.  In the next several
>     weeks, we hope to provide a service that will permit individuals to
>     submit their own batch of MARC Bibliographic records for
>     transformation.  This way, you can see what *your* data might look
>     like conforming to the BIBFRAME model.
>
>
>     --
>     Kevin Ford
>     Network Development and MARC Standards Office
>     Library of Congress
>     Washington, DC
>
>

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