John Hostage wrote:
> The MARC format was not designed for linked
> data. 4XX and 5XX fields were created to support access, not to provide
> links between entities.
Excellent point, John!
(And in the bib format, there's sort of the converse: the 76X-78X fields were created to provide links [via notes and/or actual machine linkage], not to provide access [as in, access points]...)
Kevin M. Randall
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Northwestern University Library
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