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maybe you want to have a look at the Dublin Core-based Dismarc profile
(http://www.aitbiz.com/dismarc/ftpdata/manual/dmManual.r1v63.htm).
While not a complete solution, i find it aims for a useful compromise
between complexity and precision. And compliant with the OAI world.


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Maurice Mengel
Music Archive
Ethnological Museum
National Museums in Berlin
http://www.ilkar.de
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On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 11:16 PM, Steven C. Barr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "D P Ingram" <[log in to unmask]>
>>
>> Yep, certainly a lot more metadata is needed.
>> And that sadly varies over format too :(
>>
> Also, keep in mind that there are at least TWO different forms
> of 78-related databases! The first is the "catalog," which lists
> the phonorecords in a collection...and thus refers to existing
> copies of phonorecords, and will include fields such as "Condition"
> and "Price Paid;" The second is the "discographic" database,
> which will aspire to list ALL the phonorecords on one or more
> specific labels (or of specific genres)! This latter does NOT refer
> to specific copies of phonorecords. Note that several examples
> of the former can be used in the compilation of the latter!
>
> Steven C. Barr
>