"Electronic book" would be the form. "Genre" would be the theme or other characteristic of the electronic book.

Best,

-Bruce

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On Nov 10, 2015, at 10:18 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

The idea of "Electronic books" as a genre seems weird to me. As a rule of thumb, shouldn't "genre" should be agnostic to physical/digital distinctions?

On Nov 10, 2015, at 6:50 PM, J. McRee Elrod <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

It would make more sense here to use the URI for the genre/form term
from LCGFT (the genre/form thesaurus), rather than the subject heading
URL from LCSH.

There are many LCSH terms used for genre (MARC 655  0) not yet in LCFGT,
e.g., "Electronic books".  Bibframe would need the same facility.


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