[Crm-sig] Bibliographic data in CRM / LIDO - authoritative mappings, help urgently requested

martin martin at ics.forth.gr
Mon Jun 18 20:17:23 EEST 2012


Dear Michael,

I forward your request to the FRBR-CRM Harmization Group. I'd expect 
CRM-FRBRoo would provide a much better fit,
but the colleagues from IFLA are THE experts in this respect.

Thank you for your questions! I hope you will get enough answers, 
otherwise, ask again.

Best

Martin


On 18/6/2012 7:12 ??, Michael Hopwood wrote:
>
> Hello CRM and LIDO experts,
>
> I am working on the final draft of a comprehensive mapping of the ONIX 
> for Books 3.0.1 schema [1] to the LIDO schema [2] in the context of 
> Linked Heritage [3]. For more background on how and why, please refer 
> to EDItEUR's first deliverable in Linked Heritage (which also includes 
> more on ONIX) [4]. The expression of this mapping work is primarily 
> XSLT using the MINT system [5]
>
> Since the best practice in mapping standard data schemas [6] is to get 
> firm agreement or at least assent after clarification from both 
> schema's designers / maintainers, I'd like to ask you urgently for 
> assistance in this effort, especially any or all of these ways:
>
> a)Contributing authoritative (see above) examples of CIDOC-CRM and/or 
> LIDO data records or sets for bibliographic objects (i.e. books and 
> library catalogue records) (these will be used only for the purpose of 
> understanding the schemas and building the mapping);
>
> b)Assisting directly with the decisions on semantics, syntax and 
> mapping rules to translate ONIX structures into LIDO (I will supply 
> any necessary explanation of what the ONIX schema says based on 
> EDItEUR's authoritative expertise);
>
> c)Reviewing and criticising the draft mapping in detail from a 
> CRM/LIDO perspective once it is complete.
>
> The CRM-LIDO mapping at http://www.cidoc-crm.org/crm_mappings.html I 
> did not find very helpful, as it is at a very high level of 
> abstraction; I need some help with both fairly broad semantic 
> categories and some fine details of semantics and (the limits of) 
> expressive syntax (maybe I'm missing something, so I'd be grateful to 
> be shown where!).
>
> Some of the mapping notes and action notes from the UNIMARC (at link 
> above) express the problems I have come across conceptually -- e.g.
>
> -Mapping the "manifestation" class for a generic product as though it 
> were a unique ("representative") item (LIDO)
>
> -Future or planned events (CRM and LIDO -- but is this helped by FRBRoo?)
>
> ...and there are some new difficulties that I discovered:
>
> -"Inscriptions" as printed text on identical, mass-produced products? 
> (CRM and LIDO)
>
> -Structured text elements of names and titles (LIDO for sure; maybe CRM?)
>
> -Contact details (LIDO for sure; maybe CRM?)
>
> -Allowed uses / terms and conditions -- i.e. rights and licences (LIDO 
> for sure; maybe CRM?)
>
> -Almost everything to do with the relationships between, and relative 
> detail needed for an artwork or object as subject of a book vs. the 
> book itself as the artwork (LIDO).
>
> Please feel free to either discuss this request on the list or, I 
> suggest without insisting, contact me directly to discuss the mappings 
> in detail with other interested experts.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Michael
>
> NOTES:
>
> 1.http://www.editeur.org/93/Release-3.0-Downloads/
>
> 2.www.lido-schema.org/ <http://www.lido-schema.org/>
>
> 3.http://www.linkedheritage.org/
>
> 4.http://www.linkedheritage.org/getFile.php?id=283
>
> 5.http://mint.image.ece.ntua.gr/redmine/projects/mint/wiki
>
> 6.http://www.doi.org/VMF/documents/VocabularyMappingFrameworkIntroductionV1.0%28091212%29.pdf 
> -- see section 1.5 "Authorisation of mappings"
>
> Michael Hopwood
>
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>
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