MARC -> BIBFRAME/RDA transitions

The library world will be making a transition to a linked data format over the next number of years. The Library of Congress is leading the way with BIBFRAME and RDA is a thing too.

This is going to require a lot of new infrastructure at the core of library systems. Maybe we could take the time to (over-)engineer them with version control + provenance for the metadata. And serve it up with Memento, so that we can query description at different points in time?

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Mostly brainstorming ideas for using this transition to maybe build not just the minimum possible information silo, but collective library infrastructure that enables new possible services.

I have a long way to go before I reach anything tangible or compelling.

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