The Australian National Bibliographic Database and the Functional Requirements for the Bibliographic Database (FRBR)

  title={The Australian National Bibliographic Database and the Functional Requirements for the Bibliographic Database (FRBR)},
  author={Bemal Rajapatirana and Roxanne Missingham},
  journal={The Australian Library Journal},
  pages={31 - 42}
The development of the conceptual ‘Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records’ (FRBR) Model enables records to be considered in terms of contextual relationships. Developments in software can capitalise on this to significantly improve the display of works through surfacing of these relationships. This paper reports on an investigation of the Australian National Bibliographic Database to understand the implications and potential issues of applying FRBR in this environment. 
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