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 > 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?
-- Yes.

More generally, one of the reasons you do not see a host of resource 
types at the bottom of Work or Instance is because it is, and can 
quickly turn into, a rather tricky issue.

Yours,
Kevin


On 01/28/2013 01:37 PM, Jason Ronallo wrote:
> 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
>