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Thanks Jeff,

Not sure if you can distinguish between language and script using the query, but that example was probably misleading. The idea was to preserve what is on the instance, even if it is misspelled or uses titles or is abbreviated.

Thanks!
Jan

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From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Young,Jeff (OR)
Sent: Monday, July 4, 2016 2:09 AM
To: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [BIBFRAME] Extending authorities

From a general discovery POV, it seems like this case could be handled with a query rather than vocabulary. For example:

SELECT ?authorName
WHERE {
    :instance1 :inLanguage ?bcp47;
        :author ?author .
    ?author :name ?authorName .
    FILTER(LANG(?authorName) = ?bcp47)
}

I don't know if BIBFRAME is currently recommending BCP47 to describe the language of material, but it's worth considering.

Jeff

> On Jul 3, 2016, at 7:56 PM, Kučera Jan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> in a bibframe catalogue entry, can I link to an existing authority but specify the particular text used in an instance? (for example, if the author is written in different language or script)
> 
> Or is there a similar equivalent for author as work->instance?
> 
> Thanks,
> Jan