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Great, thanks very much.

Esha
On Oct 21, 2010, at 4:01 PM, Guenther, Rebecca wrote:

> We are working towards including controlled vocabularies in  
> id.loc.gov for the semantic units in the PREMIS DD that specify  
> their use. There is a wiki for the PREMIS Implementers' Group where  
> we are collecting these. I have started with the suggested values  
> in the PREMIS data dictionary.
> See http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/pigInfo.jpg to get the  
> login/password for the wiki.
> Go to:
> http://pigpen.lib.uchicago.edu:8888/pigpen/14
> for the list of semantic units that take controlled vocabularies  
> (we aren't including those that would have purely locally defined  
> lists).
> You will see that some of the links have lists and some don't--  
> that is because we haven't completed them.
>
> And for linkingAgentRole:
> http://pigpen.lib.uchicago.edu:8888/pigpen/34
> These are suggested values from the data dictionary; we need  
> definitions for them. (okay, I admit I just put some in just now).  
> In the case of linking agent role there is some overlap with the  
> MARC relators list which we do have in id.loc.gov. We will want to  
> show those relationships and consider using the same term for the  
> PREMIS list as we do in MARC relators where there is an equivalent  
> (creator, publisher, and copyright holder).
>
> Note also that we are just adding a linkingObjectRole for Rights  
> (there is already one for events).
>
> The intent is to put these lists ("concept schemes") into  
> id.loc.gov in the near future.
>
> We would like people to contribute any that they have. You will see  
> under event type that some values have been contributed from the  
> Archivematica project. We encourage others to do the same.
>
> The PREMIS Editorial Committee also recently discussed the need to  
> set up a subcommittee to address issues of controlled vocabularies  
> and assist in the development of these lists. If anyone is  
> interested in volunteering to serve on such a committee, please  
> email me.
>
> Rebecca
>
> Rebecca S. Guenther
> Senior Networking & Standards Specialist
> Network Development & MARC Standards Office
> Library of Congress
> 101 Independence Ave SE
> Washington, DC 20540
> voice: +1.202.707.5092
> fax: +1.202.707.0115
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: PREMIS Implementors Group Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]]  
> On Behalf Of Esha Datta
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:16 PM
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> Subject: [PIG] Agent and Object Roles
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm a programmer/analyst with NYU's Digital Library Technical  
> Services. I'm involved with preservation efforts for various types  
> of digital objects. We are looking into Premis and its various  
> aspects to help with preservation, such as agents and object Roles.  
> The data dictionary and other documents mention using controlled  
> vocabulary for Roles. However, I haven't yet found any registry  
> which contains such controlled vocabulary. I was wondering if  
> anyone was using Roles and if so, do you have your own list for  
> your institution or is there something that's common which I have  
> totally missed.
> There is a LoC constructed list for events here:
> http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/preservationEvents.html
>
> Thanks for your help!
>
> Esha
>
> Esha Datta
> Programmer/Analyst
> Digital Library Technology Services
> Bobst Library
> New York University