On Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:23:33 +0200, Jens Østergaard Petersen
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>It is still an open question whether an element is repeatable if it is
not said to be repeatable in the online documentation.
The MODS schema does note that this element is repeatable.
See "Guidelines for use" on following page
>For example, <subTitle> is said to be repeatable on
but nothing is said about this in the online documentation. The same for
<partNumber> and <partName>.
I take this to mean that the elements can be repeated within a single MODS
record within repeated <titleInfo> element, but I could be wrong?!
>I prefer these to be repeatable (whereas <nonSort> and <title> obviously
should not be repeatable).
But if your record contained a translated title then you would wish to
repeat these fields. Here is an example from one of our MODS records
where the main title is in English but there is also a Welsh translation
of the title...
<mods:title>[Blaenau Ffestiniog Grammar School]</mods:title>
<mods:titleInfo type="translated" lang="wel">
<mods:title>Ysgol Ramadeg Blaenau Ffestiniog</mods:title>
There's also a note regarding this in the Guidelines for use on the
Digital Standards Manager
National Library of Wales