Subirats, Imma (OPCC | 20 Jan 09:44 2015

Open Repositories 2015: proposal submissions due January 30, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2015

The deadline for main conference and interest group proposal submissions and scholarship programme
applications is January 30, 2015.

The Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2015 <http://www.or2015.net/>, will be
held on June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). The organizers are pleased to invite you to
contribute to the program. This year's conference theme is:

LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD: OPEN REPOSITORIES AT THE CROSSROADS
OR2015 is the tenth OR conference, and this year¹s overarching theme reflects that milestone: Looking
Back/Moving Forward: Open Repositories at the Crossroads. It is an opportunity to reflect on and to
celebrate the transformative changes in repositories, scholarly communication and research data over
the last decade. More critically however, it will also help to ensure that open repositories continue to
play a key role in supporting, shaping and sharing those changes and an open agenda for research and scholarship.
OR2015 will provide an opportunity to explore the demands and roles now expected of both repositories and
the staff who develop, support and manage them - and to prepare them for the challenges of the next decade.
We welcome proposals on this theme, but also on the theoretical, practical, organizational or
administrative topics related to digital repositories. We are particularly interested in:

1. SUPPORTING OPEN SCHOLARSHIP, OPEN SCIENCE, AND CULTURAL HERITAGE ONLINE
2. MANAGING RESEARCH (AND OPEN) DATA
3. INTEGRATING WITH EXTERNAL SYSTEMS
4. RE-USING REPOSITORY CONTENT
5. EXPLORING METRICS AND ASSESSMENT
6. MANAGING RIGHTS
7. DEVELOPING AND TRAINING STAFF
8. BUILDING THE PERFECT REPOSITORY

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Meehleib, Tracy | 19 Dec 20:31 2014
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MARCXML to MODS 3.5 -- XSLT 1.0 (Revision 1.106) and XSLT 2.0 (Revision 2.23) Announcement

MARCXML to MODS 3.5 -- XSLT 1.0 (Revision 1.106) and XSLT 2.0 (Revision 2.23) Announcement

and

MARCXML to MODS 3.4 -- XSLT 1.0 (Revision 1.95) and XSLT 2.0 (Revision 2.18) Announcement

Most recent revisions of The Library of Congress' MARCXML to MODS 3.4 and 3.5 XSLTs are now available via the Library of Congress' on the MODS website’s “Conversions” page here:  < http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-conversions.html >.

Please note that content standards and practices using MARC vary among institutions, and sometimes within an institution over time or between types of collections or materials. No one stylesheet can deal appropriately with all variations in the use of MARC. The mapping decisions underlying the changes we have made, as well as the decisions underlying the LC stylesheet should be tested on sample records to determine whether the results are as desired or whether the institution needs to modify the stylesheet for a particular collection of records.

General questions about the mapping may be directed to the MODS Editorial Committee members via ndmso-+hwoy1Po9Oc@public.gmane.org. Specific questions about the stylesheet may be addressed to Tracy Meehleib at tmee-+hwoy1Po9Oc@public.gmane.org .

 

Tracy Meehleib

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE

Washington, DC 20540-4402
+1 202 707 0121 (voice)
+1 202 707 0115 (fax)

tmee-+hwoy1Po9Oc@public.gmane.org

 

Inge Hofsink | 18 Dec 15:55 2014
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MARCXML to MODS XSLT transformations

Dear all,

 

I have a question/remark about the MARCXML to MODS 3.5 XSLT transformations on http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-conversions.html, the stylesheets our own transformations are based on.

 

For material type Continuing Resources, mods:frequency is based on MARC 008/18. In the MARCXML to MODS-stylesheets (XSLT 1.0, 2.0, MODS 3.5, 3.4), the following transformation is made: <xsl:when test="$controlField008-18='#'">Completely irregular</xsl:when>.

But according to the introduction on MARC 21 Bibliographic, “# - The graphic symbol # is used for a blank in coded fields and in other special situations where the existence of the character blank might be ambiguous. (In most textual examples, the blank is represented in the conventional way, by the absence of a character.)” (http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bdintro.html).

 

So in my opinion the transformation in XSLT should be <xsl:when test="$controlField008-18=' '">Completely irregular</xsl:when>.

 

If anyone would like to test/confirm this as well, we would really  appreciate it!

 

With kind regards

Inge

 

Inge Hofsink

Metadataspecialist
Product Support

 

E inge.hofsink-S7D2T7EqzMY@public.gmane.org
T (070) 314 0487


1 januari 2015 treedt de nieuwe Bibliotheekwet in werking.
Vanaf deze datum werkt de KB ook voor de openbare bibliotheken.
Meer informatie over de veranderingen: kb.nl/eennieuwhoofdstuk

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Subirats, Imma (OPCC | 17 Dec 11:23 2014

Submit Your OR2015 Proposal: Conference System Now Open

*Apologies for cross-posting*

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 15, 2014

 

The Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2015, will be held June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). The organizers are pleased to invite you to contribute to the program.

 

The conference theme is LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD: OPEN REPOSITORIES AT THE CROSSROADS. It is an opportunity to reflect on and to celebrate the transformative changes in repositories, scholarly communication, and research data over the last decade. More critically, however, it will also help to ensure that open repositories continue to play a key role in supporting, shaping, and sharing those changes and an open agenda for research and scholarship.

The organizers invite you to review the full call for proposals here: http://www.or2015.net/call-for-proposals/, and to submit your proposal here: https://www.conftool.com/or2015/ by January 30, 2015. There are several different formats provided to encourage your participation in this year's conference, all described on the OR2015 website.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is pleased to announce the release of the new OR Code of Conduct http://www.or2015.net/code-of-conduct/. The OR Code of Conduct underscores the OR Conference core value of openness by providing a welcoming and positive experience for everyone, whether they are in a formal session or a social setting, or are taking part in activities online.

 

KEY DATES

30 January 2015: Deadline for submissions and Scholarship Programme applications

27 March 2015: Submitters notified of acceptance to general conference

10 April 2015: Submitters notified of acceptance to Interest Groups

8-11 June 2015: OR2015 conference

 

The conference system is now open and  is linked from the conference web site: http://www.or2015.net/

We look forward to welcoming you to Indianapolis!

 

---------------------

 

Program Co-Chairs

 

Holly Mercer, University of Tennessee

William J Nixon, University of Glasgow

Imma Subirats, FAO of the United Nations

 

contact: or15-program-chairs-/JYPxA39Uh5TLH3MbocFFw@public.gmane.org

Michele R Combs | 15 Dec 15:22 2014
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MODS mdWrap question

I have a METS file.  In it I have mdWrap sections, e.g. Dublin Core and MODS:

    <mets:mdWrap MDTYPE="MODS">
      <mets:xmlData>
        <mods:identifier displayLabel="ID Number" type="local">8094</mods:identifier>
        <mods:typeOfResource>still image</mods:typeOfResource>
        <mods:titleInfo>
          <mods:title>Addendum for U.C. Chapel Hill</mods:title>
        </mods:titleInfo>
      </mets:xmlData>
    </mets:mdWrap>

Since I've declared MDTYPE="MODS" for the mdWrap, do I still need the mods: namespace identifiers in the
subelements, or are they assumed and therefore optional?  Does the answer vary depending on what's
processing the mets document?

Thanks

Michele
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Michele Combs
Lead Archivist
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries
315-443-2081
mrrothen@...   
scrc.syr.edu 

Tim Thompson | 12 Dec 22:14 2014
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Encoding page number for single-page items

Is there a standard convention for encoding single-page items using the MODS <part> structure? For example:

part[ <at> unit="page"]/start = 100

--OR--

part/detail[ <at> type="page"]/number = 100

Should <start> only be used with <end>, or can it be used alone to indicate a single-page item?

Thanks,
Tim

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Metadata Librarian (Spanish/Portuguese Specialty)
Princeton University Library
693 Alexander Road, 2nd Floor
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

(609) 258-2597 (office)
(201) 423-9972 (mobile)
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Michele R Combs | 11 Dec 18:40 2014
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Geographic locations in MODS?

I have found subject/geographic (human-readable place name) and subject/geographicCode
(alphanumeric code for place name taken from an authority list).  

However, is there a mechanism for encoding for example lat/long for a specific location?

Thanks

Michele
+++++++++++++++
Michele Combs
Lead Archivist
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries
315-443-2081
mrrothen@...   
scrc.syr.edu 

Meehleib, Tracy | 9 Dec 19:23 2014
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MODS Implementation Registry and Tools -- 2015 Update

Hi MODS Users,

 

We are in the process of updating the MODS Implementation Registry and Tools for MODS pages and would like to add any new projects/tools that are currently available to the community.

 

If you would like your projects/tools to be included, please supply information for each category in the MODS Implementation Registry http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/registry.php and/or Tools for MODS page http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/tools_for_mods.php , and we will add your projects/tools to the registry.

 

If you have already registered an implementation or a tool, please take a moment to review the entry for it and send us any new information we might need to bring the entry up to date.

 

Thank you, Tracy

 

Tracy Meehleib
Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540-4402
+1 202 707 0121 (voice)
+1 202 707 0115 (fax)

tmee <at> loc.gov

 

Michele R Combs | 8 Dec 18:58 2014
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MODS encoding of more granular recording info?

Are there specific mods element(s) for describing:

1) whether a recording's sound is stereo or mono or silent, 
2) whether a moving image recording is color or black and white, 
3) whether a recording is a camera original, a dub, etc.?  

Or does this all get lumped into physicalDescription/note ?

Thanks

Michele
+++++++++++++++
Michele Combs
Lead Archivist
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries
315-443-2081
mrrothen@...   
scrc.syr.edu 

Michele R Combs | 8 Dec 18:56 2014
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MODS description of item that's part of an episodic series ?

Hi all --

I'm looking for an example of a MODS record describing something that's part of an episodic series (not a
serial, like issues of a journal) so I can see how to code the relationship between the individual item and
the series it belongs to, including its place in the series.

For example: Street and Smith published the Buffalo Bill dime novel series.  Suppose I have Buffalo Bill #8.
For example: The BBC television series Blackadder.  Suppose I have the 4th episode of the 2d season, which in
terms of the entire run of the show would be episode #10.

Verbal explanation would be nice.  Code snippets would be even better :)

Thanks --

Michele
+++++++++++++++
Michele Combs
Lead Archivist
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Libraries
315-443-2081
mrrothen@...   
scrc.syr.edu 

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Preserving italics, subscript and superscript in MODS

Dear All,

We are in the process of converting a Procite database to MODS.  Can 
anyone advise us as to how we can preserve text in italics and things 
like subscript and superscript?  Your help would be very much appreciated.
Regards,

Vicky 
Digital Standards Manager
National Library of Wales


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