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On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Karen Coyle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> As an example, one field that I would greatly miss is the 502 Dissertation
> Note. Unless things have changed since I was still processing MARC records,
> the presence of this note is the only way to know that what you have is a
> dissertation. Obviously folks in academic libraries would want to be able to
> limit some searches to dissertations. (I'd be happy for "dissertation" to be
> a value somewhere in the future record -- although we'd still need the
> information that is in the note, and it might need some special treatment.)

It appears that Dissertation will be handled through its own type:
http://bibframe.org/vocab/Dissertation.html
Is this a pattern which is likely to repeat? I wonder if this approach
will run into some of the same scaling issues of Schema.org and
require some sort of external enumeration or additionalType property
to accommodate all the different types of things collected.

Jason