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Indeed, the article was very interesting.  I too have placed a request for
this book from my library.

joy

On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 1:29 PM, Jeff Edmunds <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Ron,
>
> Thanks for the recommendation. I just placed a hold on a copy of
> Rogers's book at one of our campus libraries (all the copies where I am
> are checked out).
>
> And your proposal is accepted. I won't post to the BIBFRAME listserv
> again until I've read and had time to ruminate on the book.
>
> Thanks again,
>
> Jeff
>
> On Mon, 6 Feb 2017 14:12:06 -0500, Murray, Ronald <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >Jeff:
> >
> >It might be helpful to all of us if you expressed the facts you¹ve
> >gathered, along with your opinions, within a better articulated
> framework
> >for discussing and predicting whether an innovation like BIBFRAME will
> >fail or not. Why don¹t you make your way through Everett Rogers¹ social
> >science masterwork, "Diffusion of Innovations:²
> >
> >     Rogers, Everett M. 2014. Diffusion of innovations, 5th edition:
> Free
> >Press.
> >     (If that¹s you at Penn State, your libraries have many editions of
> >this work)
> >
> >Parties trying to make sense of what is going on with the BIBFRAME
> process
> >will find Roger¹s approach useful for sorting out the welter of social,
> >technical, and institutional interests that are in play (e.g., top-down
> >vs. bottom-up, rich description vs. minimal description, linked data
> for
> >linked data¹s sake, etc.).
> >
> >Here¹s a short and sweet summary of Rogers¹ work:
> >
> >     https://www.enablingchange.com.au/Summary_Diffusion_Theory.pdf
> >
> >
> >After engaging Rogers¹ combination of theory + cookbook for
> >success/failure, you should be able to figure out exactly how to
> enhance
> >BIBFRAME's adoption and how to delay it. Sad to say, many of the
> delaying
> >factors are presently operative due to ­ well, you tell us.
> >
> >Ron Murray
> >
>



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