Assessing the Preservation of Derivative Relationships in Mappings from FRBR to BIBFRAME

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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 846)


Support of the exploration user task demands the explicit representation of bibliographic families and of content relationships. Seamless navigation through differently modelled bibliographic datasets presumes the existence of mappings. Semantic interoperability through mappings will be evaluated using a testbed. This paper starts with the fine-tuning of a testbed for mappings from FRBR to BIBFRAME. Two Gold Standards datasets have been created along with a mechanism for the mapping of core entities and the derivation relationship from FRBR to BIBFRAME. This first attempt has revealed that derivations expressed at the FRBR Expression level are mapped to BIBFRAME more adequately than those expressed at the FRBR Work level.


BIBRAME Derivative bibliographic relationships FRBR Linked data Interoperability Mappings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Archives, Library Science and MuseologyIonian UniversityCorfuGreece

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