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Comment #00355 - Examples of publication format in table 6 - rp-19-201x_ODI_draft_for_comments_final.pdf (revision #2)

Comment 355
New (Unresolved)
NISO RP-19-201x, Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery (draft for comments) (Revision 2)
Comment Submitted by
Nara Newcomer
2013-11-11 10:03:01


The document recommends that the vocabulary for “Publication Format” come from MARC Bibliographic Leader/07 (http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bdleader.html) I agree with recommending a standard vocabulary. However, the examples in Table 6 use vocabulary not present in the MARC documentation, namely “Manuscript” and “Image.”

Submitter Proposed Solution


Use vocabulary in MARC Bibliographic Leader/07 for “Publication Format” examples Table 6. It seems that all four available terms are possible publication formats in the “Manuscripts/Unpublished content” and “Media content” columns.