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Wonderful! Thank you for your responsiveness.

Best,
Olivia

On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 1:36 PM Meehleib, Tracy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Olivia,
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> We are going to discuss this at our MODS Editorial Committee meeting
> tomorrow and see if we can clarify that section and add more examples to
> help distinguish and clarify the MODS <digitalOrigin> values.
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> Best, Tracy
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> Tracy Meehleib
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> *From:* Metadata Object Description Schema List <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Olivia S Solis
> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 5, 2021 1:38 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [MODS] "digitized other analog" and photos
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> Hi Tracy,
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> Thanks for responding! Yes, that is where I got the definition. I got
> slides and transparency examples from the definition next to "digitized
> other analog":
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> [image: Screen Shot 2021-10-05 at 12.33.05 PM.png]
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> This may be me being overly broad in the application of those terms to
> photographic slides and transparency which are very commonly digitized in
> our repository. Perhaps they just men slides and transparencies for old
> school overhead projectors? Even so, that doesn't seem so fundamentally
> different from a photographic slide, derived from an original to be
> projected.
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> Thanks,
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> Olivia
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> On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 10:36 AM Meehleib, Tracy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hi Olivia,
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> Have you looked at the MODS Guidelines section on <digitalOrigin> and the
> <digitalOrigin> examples here:
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> https://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/userguide/physicaldescription.html#digitalorigin
> ?
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> Your examples seem to fall into *<digitalOrigin>*reformatted digital
> *</digitalOrigin>.*
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> Where are the slides and transparency examples you are referring to?
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> Thanks, Tracy
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> *From:* Metadata Object Description Schema List <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Olivia S Solis
> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 5, 2021 9:02 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [MODS] "digitized other analog" and photos
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> Hi all,
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> I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction here, as I have
> seem to gone into a spiral and something that *had *seemed clear to me
> does not anymore: the application of "digitized other analog" in
> <physicalDescription><digitalOrigin>: "A resource was created by digitizing
> an intermediate form of the original resource (but not microform) such as
> photocopy, transparency, slide, 2nd generation analog tapes, etc."
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> Previously, I had considered most of our digitized items from analog
> materials "reformatted digital" and thought of "digitized other analog" as
> copies of copies (save microform). The "slides" and "transparency" examples
> are throwing me off. We have a large photography collection. Some of our
> digital objects are made from slides, some from prints. Prints had
> universally been given "reformatted digital" but, I thought
> a second longer. All photography is a copy of the original unless you are
> talking about the original negative.
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> Should all digitized photos be "digitized other analog"? If not, why do
> slides get the designation and not prints? The "intermediate form" term may
> have something to do with it (it's intended to be projected) but then that
> doesn't make sense with the other example of photocopies in the definition.
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> This email is specific to photos, but there are also "analogs" in AV
> materials. Since we're an archive it might be hard in some cases to know if
> something is a second generation tape.
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> I'm trying to write clear guidelines for catalogers based on MODS
> definitions, with use cases and examples, and in the process I confused
> myself! Help get me out of this hole. :)
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> Thank you,
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> Olivia
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> --
>
> Olivia Solis, MSIS
>
> Metadata Coordinator
>
> Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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> The University of Texas at Austin
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> 2300 Red River St. Stop D1100
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> Austin TX, 78712-1426
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> (512) 232-8013
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> --
>
> Olivia Solis, MSIS
>
> Metadata Coordinator
>
> Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
>
> The University of Texas at Austin
>
> 2300 Red River St. Stop D1100
>
> Austin TX, 78712-1426
>
> (512) 232-8013
>


-- 
Olivia Solis, MSIS
Metadata Coordinator
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
2300 Red River St. Stop D1100
Austin TX, 78712-1426
(512) 232-8013