IFLA Publication Announcement: “Definition of PRESSoo: A Conceptual Model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources”
The Committee on Standards is pleased to announce the publication of the Definition of PRESSOO: A Conceptual Model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources
PRESSOO is a formal ontology designed to represent the bibliographic information about continuing resources, and more specifically about serials (journals, newspapers, magazines, etc.). It is an extension of the FRBROOmodel (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records – Object Oriented). FRBROO is in turn is an extension of CIDOC CRM, the conceptual reference model for cultural heritage information.
PRESSOO aims to propose answers to long standing issues with the application of the FRBR family of models to serials and continuing resources.
The Definition of PRESSOO was approved by the IFLA Committee on Standards and then endorsed by the IFLA Professional Committee at its meeting on 31 March 2017.
Direct to Full Text Document: Definition of PRESSOO: A Conceptual Model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources (ver. 1.3)
117 pages; PDF.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.