Know & Go: Transitioning to BIBFRAME: Two Views of the Future

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Although BIBFRAME is still far from replacing MARC as the standard for expressing library bibliographic data, a paper, "BIBFLOW: A Roadmap for Library Linked Data Transition," outlines a transition from MARC 21 to BIBFRAME. Another paper, "Roadmap to Nowhere: BIBFLOW, BIBFRAME, and Linked Data for Libraries," provides a response. This Know & Go will outline these two views of the future for the transition to BIBFRAME.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Review the steps for transitioning from MARC 21 to BIBFRAME outlined in "BIBFLOW"
  • Discuss the potential pitfalls outlined in "Roadmap to Nowhere"
Target Audience: 
Catalogers and other library staff interested in the future of standards for expressing bibliographic data


Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • None
  • This event is open to group registration; no CEUs are available for this event.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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