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Bruce, I thought I had explained in my message why the method that you 
suggest does not work. However, it might be better explained by someone 
with some good, juicy examples from the reality of serials issuance. Anyone?

kc

Bruce D'Arcus wrote:

>On 11/22/05, Karen Coyle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>There is one extension that I would love to see in DC or in any other
>>metadata format that will be encoding journal-type items: enumeration
>>and chronology.
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>For the first, PRISM has volume and number, which is generally too
>limited, and vague (in the second case).
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>My druthers, and in fact a more RDF-ish approach than your's, would
>just be to have properties/elements that are quite specific:
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>volumeNumber
>issueNumber
>documentNumber
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>... and then I'd add partNumber. A group us are working on a list of
>suggested changes for PRISM, so this *might* be a relatively
>uncontroversial one.
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>For dates, most of the time they can be covered by standard dateIssued
>sorts of structures.  PRISM actually has a displayDate thing too.
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>The tricky dates are the ones I've mentioned before: Spring/Summer, for example.
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>Bruce
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