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+1 and +1 again - kc

On 7/25/14, 1:15 PM, Fallgren, Nancy (NIH/NLM) [E] wrote:
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> Hi Sally,
>
> I was under the impression that BIBFRAME was to be rule agnostic in 
> order to appeal to a wider community than MARC/AACR2/RDA users and to 
> avoid the interdependence we had with MARC/AACR.  While that's 
> probably not entirely realistic, shouldn't the effort be to minimalize 
> the influence of MARC/AACR2/RDA on the BF vocab to the extent 
> possible? When we someday move away from RDA will we need to 
> completely overhaul or throw out BF too?
>
> -Nancy
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> Nancy J. Fallgren
>
> Metadata Specialist Librarian
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> Cataloging and Metadata Management Section
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> Technical Services Division
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> National Library of Medicine
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> *From:*McCallum, Sally [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> *Sent:* Friday, July 25, 2014 2:10 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [BIBFRAME] BF vocabulary and RDA
>
> Hi all,
>
> There are often references to MARC on this list but the real influence 
> on the BF vocabulary has been RDA, which we are not in a position to 
> ignore in the bibliographic environment.  With RDA you record the 
> attributes of an entity and then an institution can make the Work 
> title or label for that entity as long or short as is needed for the 
> situation. But we are not yet in that environment so we must carry our 
> strings in addition to the pieces.  The pieces look a lot like MARC 
> because the pieces called out by RDA look that way, but not entirely:  
> RDA has more, and there is a tendency to want each element in RDA 
> separately identified for manipulation purposes.  As RDA matures, BF 
> will follow the progress and adapt as appropriate.
>
> Sally
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