This makes me wonder if/how the notion of "subdivision" transitions to a linked data universe. Do they factor out?

On Nov 12, 2015, at 7:30 PM, Adam L. Schiff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Please note also that the URI is for the LCSH form subdivision authority record, not the LCSH heading Poetry.  The URI for that is   It would still be best to use the record from LCGFT for a form/genre term.  


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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:
(and note that the example has a slight error, the .html should have been omitted)
and get RDF returned:

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:
makes it seem to be a subject.


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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
> Nancy
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