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On 7/27/14, 4:03 PM, Stuart Yeates wrote:
> 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.'

That's absolutely right. So with a mix of big and little, can we use the 
same rules?

kc

>
> 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

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