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On Mar 15, 2006, at 3:16 PM, Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress wrote:

>> Subject: [MODS] opus # in MODS
>>
>> I'm working with a collection music scores and would like to
>> know if anyone is aware of an unambiguous way of encoding an
>> opus number (access point) within an existing MODS structure?
>
> I'm curious about your reference (in parenthesis) to "access  
> point".  Does
> this mean that you would want to search on opus number?

Yes. (I'm not the original poster, but she was assisting me.) People who
look for classical music seem to know their opus numbers and want to  
be able
to search for them. (But you have to go outside of AACR2 to reliably  
record
this information.)

Tod Olson <[log in to unmask]>
Programmer/Analyst
University of Chicago Library