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Well, in the famed "this is not code" Zepheira python module with the 
MARC-to-BF mapping[1], there is no listing for 006, 007 or 008.

kc
[1] 
https://github.com/zepheira/pybibframe/blob/master/lib/reader/marcpatterns.py

On 4/22/15 2:18 PM, Tim Thompson wrote:
> All,
>
> I'm currently working on a pilot project to describe a collection of 
> unprocessed serials using BIBFRAME, and I'm wondering whether anyone 
> who has tested or worked on the current vocabulary has focused on how 
> it represents serials, specifically.
>
> I'm finding that BF seems to preserve the stringy data from MARC 
> (although sometimes with a loss of semantics--for example, just a 
> general bf:note for MARC's 515 field[1]) while ignoring some of the 
> structured data in the fixed fields[2][3].
>
> For serials, the 008 field[4] lets you be pretty specific about things 
> like Publication Status, Frequency, Regularity, Type of Continuing 
> Resource, etc., with coded values for each. I'm not a serials 
> cataloger, but this kind of data seems worth recording/preserving, 
> doesn't it?
>
> Tim
>
> [1] http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd515.html
> [2] Sample MARC record: 
> http://bibframe.org/resources/ftB1429734330/marcxml.xml
> [3] Converted to BF: 
> http://bibframe.org/resources/ftB1429734330/bibframe.rdf
> [4] http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd008.html
>
> --
> Tim A. Thompson
> Metadata Librarian (Spanish/Portuguese Specialty)
> Princeton University Library

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