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Please note also that the URI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh9900167 is for the LCSH form subdivision authority record, not the LCSH heading Poetry.  The URI for that is http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85103704.   It would still be best to use the record from LCGFT for a form/genre term.  

Adam

Adam L. Schiff
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University of Washington Libraries
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From: Denenberg, Ray <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2015 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: [BIBFRAME] Categories--Genre/Form
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Nancy - I take your point, but strictly speaking, If you dereference the URI:
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001678
(and note that the example has a slight error, the .html should have been omitted)
and get RDF returned:
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001678.rdf

note that it is a madsrdf:GenreForm. (As opposed to a madsrdf:Topic. MADS doesn't know about subjects --topics, but not subjects).

Granted, the URI:
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99001678
makes it seem to be a subject.

Ray


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum
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> A short comment on Example 4 of Categories.
>
> 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.
>
> Nancy
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