We have a new version of MODS 3.2. We have incorporated a few suggestions
that were not in the previous version:

1. <url> attribute "access" now has the following enumerated values:
raw object
object in context

They had been:

2. Added attribute "usage" to <url> with one enumerated value: "primary

3. Added  subelement <genre> under <subject>.

4. The schema location reference for xlink is changed to

We didn't have enough discussion on adding the attribute facet to
<subject>, so may need to put that on hold, unless someone wants to speak
up for including in this version. The question was whether it should go
just on the main element <subject> or also on any subelements (it was
suggested just on topic in addition to subject, but one could argue that
it's needed on all subelements).

Mods 3.2 draft is at:

We hope to finalize it in about a week if there isn't any further
discussion. We do need to correct the problem of ID missing (see list of
changes at top of schema) as soon as possible.


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