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Bibliographic Framework Transitional Initiative: an introduction


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Bibliographic Framework Transitional Initiative: an introduction

  1. 1. RIP @aaronsw Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative: an introduction Webmontag, Göttingen #wmgoe
  2. 2. Changing nature of the library catalogue
  3. 3. Traditional cataloguing tools: AACR2 and RAK
  4. 4. Traditional cataloguing tools: MARC 21 and MAB
  5. 5. MAchine Readable Catalog(u)ing (MaRC) ‘The idea of using computers to speed up catalogue production goes back to the 1950s but it was not until 1965 that MARC came into being’ [Bowman, 2003, p.10]
  6. 6. MAchine Readable Catalog(u)ing (MaRC) ‘MARC is the most widely used standard for the storage and communication of bibliographic data within the world’s libraries’ [Oddy, 1996, p.63]
  7. 7. MAchine Readable Catalog(u)ing (MaRC)
  8. 8. MAchine Readable Catalog(u)ing (MaRC)
  9. 9. ELAG 2011 MARC must die?
  10. 10. MARC must die?Bibliographic References:• MARC Project Final Report (1968)• @rtennant MARC must die (2002)• @lukask Who needs MARC? (2009)• Karen Coyle Metadata Mix and Match (2009)• Jason Thomale Intepreting MARC (2010)• Understanding MARC tutorial
  11. 11. MARC must die? Why do techies want to kill MARC? @tillk )Alan Seal: Data Structures, MARC and Online Access.Essen Symposium 1985: 71-85
  12. 12. MARC must die?Why do techies want to kill MARC?MAchine Readable Cataloguingis not machine readable
  13. 13. MAchine Readable Catalog(u)ing (MaRC)?
  14. 14. MAchine Readable Catalog(u)ing (MaRC)
  15. 15. Catalysts for cataloguing change?
  16. 16. Catalysts for cataloguing change?
  17. 17. Catalysts for cataloguing change? and jan08-final.pdf
  18. 18. Catalysts for cataloguing change?
  19. 19. Catalysts for cataloguing change?MARC is… ‘based on forty-year-old techniques for data management and is out of step withprogramming styles of today’ (p24) Recomendation 3.1.1. recognise that ‘MARC is no longer fit for purpose’ (p25) jan08-final.pdf
  20. 20. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative marc-survive-elag-2011/#comments
  21. 21. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Ma y2
  22. 22. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative
  23. 23. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative
  24. 24. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Oct obe r 201
  25. 25. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative ‘pursuing a replacement of the MARC format as the common exchange currency for bibliographic data’ (p1)
  26. 26. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative ‘the semantic web and the linked data model hold interesting possibilities for libraries and cultural heritage insitutions’ (p1)
  27. 27. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Key to its development ‘the Web environment, Linked Data Principles and mechanisms, and the Resource Discovery Framework (RDF)’ (p2)
  28. 28. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Ma y2 012
  29. 29. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative A major focus of the project is to translate the MARC 21 format to a Linked Data (LD) model while retaining as much as possible the robust and beneficial aspects of the historical format.
  30. 30. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative November 2012 ‘The new model is more than a replacement for the library community’s current model/format, MARC. It is the foundation for the future of bibliographic description that happens on, in, and as part of the web and the networked world we live in.’ (p3)
  31. 31. Bibliographic Framework Transition
  32. 32. BIBFRAME data
  33. 33. BIBFRAME data
  34. 34. Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative
  35. 35. BIBFRAME versus FRBR?
  36. 36. W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group
  37. 37. IFLA Semantic Web Special Interest Group
  38. 38. British Library and Linked Data
  39. 39. Library of Congress Library Linked Data service
  40. 40. Europeana Data Model (EDM) for Libraries? www.europeana- 82af-d5cd2545e619
  41. 41. Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB 2012)
  42. 42. BIBFRAME @ SWIB 2012
  43. 43. Library Linked Data fun…
  44. 44. Image Credits