December 2, 2020

IFLA Publication Announcement: “Definition of PRESSoo: A Conceptual Model for Bibliographic Information Pertaining to Serials and Other Continuing Resources”

From International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA):

2017-05-22_11-02-31The 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 (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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