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If you aren't up for a whole book, here's a short talk I did at SWIB15 called "Mistakes Have Been Made" that is also much about FRBR.

A Look at Our Bibliographic Models

Table of Contents

Part I WORK, MODEL, TECHNOLOGY
ONE The Work / 3
TWO The Model / 29
THREE The Technology / 47

 

Part II FRBR AND OTHER SOLUTIONS
FOUR FRBR in Context / 65
FIVE FRBR: Standard for International Sharing / 69
SIX The Entity-Relation Model / 75
SEVEN What is Modeled in FRBR? / 81
EIGHT Does FRBR Meet FRBR's Objectives? / 97
NINE Some Issues that Arise in FRBR / 125
TEN Bibliographic Description and the Semantic Web / 137

 

The book is available from ALA editions in hard copy. As promised, as of January 2016 the full contents of book available for Open Access with a CC-BY license. If you (or your library) can afford the hard copy I encourage you to purchase it. I earn $0 from sales, but ALA Editions generously allowed me to exchange potential royalties (which would have been quite small) for the privilege and advantage of having a professional publisher. This book would not have happened without their effort, and I greatly appreciate their willingness to make this exchange that is, in my opinion, a win-win-win (for me, for ALA Editions, and for readers).

Book and individual chapters are ©Karen Coyle, and are made available under a CC-BY license.