BIBFRAME AV Assessment: Technical, Structural, And Preservation Metadata

January 8, 2016

This report presents the findings of a study conducted by Bertram Lyons and Kara Van Malssen of AVPreserve, on behalf of the Library of Congress, to evaluate the existing state of technical, structural, and preservation metadata for audiovisual resources in the bibliographic environment in light of existing standards for audiovisual metadata, and to make recommendations about how BIBFRAME can support the expression of such information. This study follows on our May 2014 report titled, “BIBFRAME AV Modeling Study: Defining a Flexible Model for Description of Audiovisual Resources,” also commissioned by the Library of Congress, which explored and provided high-level recommendations on a flexible data model for audiovisual resources.