Thanks Dan! I will definitely check out LD4P.
Information Technology Librarian
James C. Kirkpatrick Library
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:37 PM, Dan Scott <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 1:54 PM, Josh Welker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > After some reading and discussion, it seems like BIBFRAME has two very
> > separate use cases that appeal to different people:
> > 1. A way to store MARC data in a more machine-readable format to be
> > within library systems like an ILS or discovery system.
> > 2. A way to classify linked data that is exposed to the open web.
> > There are a good number of examples for use case #1 but virtually nothing
> > for #2. Unfortunately, #2 is what I am trying to accomplish. I am looking
> > for best practices in a domain where no one is even practicing, let alone
> > "best." Since my guess seems to be as valid as anyone else's, once I
> > something together I will ask for feedback. It's just surprising to me
> > because I essentially just want to publish institutional repository
> > metadata using BF, and I assumed before starting the project that surely
> > there was some established model for doing so.
> Although there has been a major focus on "How do we transform MARC to
> BIBFRAME" and sometimes "Can we round-trip MARC to BIBFRAME" as people
> understandably try to learn based on what they already know, there are
> groups working towards using BIBFRAME and linked data in practice. Not
> everyone who is working on BIBFRAME may be part of the code4lib community
> (or paying attention to the mailing list fragment of it). Your plan to get
> hands-on and try to do something real with BIBFRAME would likely help those
> So you might, for example, want to connect with the LD4L grant-funded
> groups (see https://www.ld4l.org/) that are trying to solve real Linked
> Data for Production issues (and have largely been working with BIBFRAME).
> As one recent example of the progress of those projects, see "The
> bibliotek-o Framework: Principles, Patterns, and a Process for Community
> Engagement" from SWIB17 (slides and video available from
> http://swib.org/swib17/programme.html), which suggests that BIBFRAME 2.0
> still needs extensions and modifications, and requests further community
> input. You could be part of that community!