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I I : I n f o r m a t i o n H e a d i n g s f o r I n d i v i d u a l E m b l e m s
The simplest version of the Spine as it addresses individual Emblems would include only the
main headings, which are given in Italic Bold across the table below; refinements are added below.
[Status column: M: minimal; O: optimal; N: normalized or standardized]
Heading
Single/
Multiple
Provision
Status
Comment
E.1: Unique identifi er
E.1
Unique Identifi er
Single
M
The means of easy
identifi cation, and linkage
with Book/Copy details.
This identifi er will necessarily
include B.1.
E.2: Access point(s) to images
E.2.
1-
Access point(s) to
images of individual
emblem
Multiple
M
Usually part of, or identical to
URL(s).
Multiple access, because a
single emblem may comprise
several pages or openings.
E.3: Page reference
E.3
Page reference
Single
O
The reference should be to the
beginning of the Emblem, using
pagination, foliation or signature
references, according to the
usage of the book.
Allowance will need to be
made for errors.
E.4: Emblem number
E.4
Emblem Number
Single
O
Ideally the numbering used in
the chosen Edition; otherwise a
sequential order imposed from
the copy digitized, allowing for
manifest misbindings.
E.5: Standard number
E.5
Standard Number
Single
O
To allow linkage between
different orderings of emblems
in different editions of the same
work.
E.g., "Daly" numbers in
Alciato.
E.6: Dedication of individual emblem
E.6.
1-
Dedication of
individual emblem
Multiple
O
Establish according to an
accepted (inter)national norm.
N.B.: Dedication of complete
books is dealt with in the Book
area (B.14).
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