WHY NOT MARC?

Variations2 Context

Variations2 Project Goals

Music Metadata in V2

Why not MARC?

Traditional Library Records

US MARC Bibliographic Record

US MARC Bibliographic Record

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Strict Syntax in MARC Records

Standardized Form of Entry
in MARC Records

Many MARC Records
Already Available: RLG

Many MARC Records
Already Available: OCLC

Online Shared Catalog Systems

Variations2 Uses MARC Data

CONTENT: Descriptive Metadata

CONTENT: Re-think Descriptive Metadata?

CONTENT: MARC

CONTENT: V2

CONTENT: MARC

CONTENT: V2

CONTENT: MARC

CONTENT: Pre-coordinated,
Multi-faceted Titles in MARC

CONTENT: Pre-coordinated,
Multi-faceted Titles in V2

CONTENT: Pre-coordinated, Multi-faceted Subject Headings in MARC

CONTENT: Pre-coordinated, Multi-faceted Subject Headings in MARC

CONTENT: De-coordinated, Single Concept Descriptors in V2

CONTENT:
Added Vocabulary Control in V2

STRUCTURE

STRUCTURE: MARC Data Model

STRUCTURE: V2 Data Model

STRUCTURE: Comparison of MARC and V2 Record Types

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STRUCTURE: Container-Centered MARC Record(2 works in 1 container)

STRUCTURE: Work-Centered V2 Data Model (2 works in 1 container)

RELATIONSHIPS: MARC vs. V2

RELATIONSHIPS: MARC

RELATIONSHIPS: V2

RELATIONSHIPS: (V2 Links, conít)

Linking Relationships: MARC

Linking Relationships: V2

RELATIONSHIPS: Separate Format Searching in Library Catalog

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Relationships between
Title Authority and Bib Records in MARC -- Separate, Lateral Searching for Parts of Same Work

RELATIONSHIPS: Work Record and Instantiations in V2 -- Simultaneous, Hierarchical Searching for Parts of Same Work

Relationship between Container and URL in MARC Record

Relationship between Work, Instantiation, Container, Media Object in V2

Work Bindings Allow Synchronized Access to
Various Instantiations (Mvt 1)

Work Bindings Allow Synchronized Access to
Various Instantiations (Mvt 2)

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT: Limits of Conventional Online Catalog Search Interface

ENVIRONMENT:
Advantages of V2 Search Interface

SUMMARY

Why MARC?

Next Steps/Questions

Finally,

Variations2 Grant Information

Further Information