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From: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Wang, Ching-Hsien
> 
> We use Marc to catalog many archival materials which contain many
> Genre/Form headings that is not on the list.  How should we handle
> those?  Any suggestions?


Another option is having the rare book and archival communities roll their own vocabularies in linked data formats (if not done so already).  Such as doing this for the genre terms at the RBMS site:
http://rbms.info/vocabularies/genre/alphabetical_list.htm

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