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Volume 4822 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 487-492

Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR): A Conceptual Model of Aboutness

  • Maja ŽumerAffiliated withUniversity of Ljubljana, Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts Askerceva 2, 1000 Ljubljana
  • , Athena SalabaAffiliated withKent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 314 Library, PO Box 5190, Kent, Ohio 44224
  • , Marcia Lei ZengAffiliated withKent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 314 Library, PO Box 5190, Kent, Ohio 44224

Abstract

Provides a brief overview of the activities of the IFLA Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR) working group. Introduces the group’s terms of reference and the work completed so far, including definitions of user tasks and subject entities. Discusses the development of the entity-relationship conceptual model of subject entities in the bibliographic universe.

Keywords

FRSAR IFLA subject access knowledge organization systems (KOS) conceptual model subject authority data subject authority records