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On 07/28/2014 08:58 AM, Karen Coyle wrote:
>  With big data, the alphabet is not the right tool.

I believe that this reflects a flawed assumption.

Not all BIBFRAME-using collections will be 'big.'

A 5000 physical-item collection will not necessarily be 'bigger' after 
conversion to BIBFRAME cataloguing than it was before. Of course, those 
in change may wish in supplement the 5000 physical-item collection with 
some number of digital items or links to online resources, but that's 
not a decision that BIBFRAME can rightfully usurp.

cheers
stuart