Instance - Class

Resource reflecting an individual, material embodiment of the Work.

Properties used with Resource : Any BIBFRAME object.

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Property Label / Description Subproperty Of Expected values
authorizedAccessPoint Authorized access point / Controlled string form of a resource label intended to help uniquely identify it, such as a unique title or a unique name plus title. Literal
identifier Identifier / Number or code that uniquely identifies an entity. Identifier
label Property value / Text string expressing the property value. Literal
relatedTo Related to another resource / Any relationship between work or instance resources. URL

Properties used with Instance : Resource reflecting an individual, material embodiment of the Work.

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Property Label / Description Subproperty Of Expected values
abbreviatedTitle Abbreviated title / Title as abbreviated for indexing or identification. instanceTitle Title
accompaniedBy Accompanied by / Resource that has an accompanying resource which adds to it relatedTo
accompanies Accompanies / Resource that adds to or is issued with the described resource relatedTo
ansi American National Standard Institute Number / American National Standards Institute identifier. identifier Identifier
title Any title / Word, character, or group of words and/or characters that is a name given to a resource Literal
aspectRatio Aspect ratio / Proportional relationship between an image's width and its height. Literal
agent Associated agent / Entity associated with a resource or element of description Authority
place Associated place / Not needed. Place entity associated with a resource or element of description. Place
awardNote Award note / Information on awards associated with the described resource. Literal
coden CODEN / Identifier for scientific and technical periodical titles assigned by the International CODEN Section of Chemical Abstracts Service. identifier Identifier
cartography Cartography data / Cartographic data that identifies scale, coordinates, etc. Cartography
category Category / Structure, not property needed. Generic list of values. Category
colorContent Color content / Color characteristics, e.g. black and white, multicolored, etc. Literal
contentAccessibility Content accessibility note / Content that assists those with a sensory impairment for greater understanding of content, e.g., labels, captions. Literal
contentsNote Contents / List of subunits of the resource. Literal
contributor Contributor role / Generalized expressive responsibility role. Authority
legalDeposit Copyright or legal deposit number / Number assigned to a copyright or legal deposit, which Identifies a resource description. identifier Identifier
creator Creator role / Generalized creative responsibility role. Authority
creditsNote Credits note / Credits for persons or organizations, other than members of the cast, who have participated in the creation and/or production of the. Literal
custodialHistory Custodial history / Information about the provenance, such as origin, ownership and custodial history (chain of custody), of a resource. Literal
legalDate Date of legal work / Date of legal work, or promulgation of a law, or signing of a treaty. Literal
changeDate Description change date / Date or date and time on which the metadata was modified. Literal
descriptionConventions Description conventions / Rules used for the descriptive content of the description. URL
creationDate Description creation date / Date or date and time on which the original metadata first created. Literal
generationProcess Description generation process / Indication of whether the description was machine generated or particular transformations that were applied. Literal
descriptionLanguage Description language process / Language used for the metadata. URL
descriptionSource Description source / Entity that created or modified the metadata. URL
doi Digital object identifier / Digital Object Identifier. identifier Identifier
dimensions Dimensions / Measurements of the carrier or carriers and/or the container of a resource. Literal
distribution Distribution event / Information relating to distribution of an instance. provider Provider
duration Duration / Information about the playing time or duration in an unstructured form, e.g., "2 hours". Literal
responsibilityStatement Edition responsibility / Statement relating to the identification and/or function of any persons, families, or corporate bodies responsible for the creation of, or contributing to the content of a resource. Literal
editionResponsibility Edition responsibility / Statement relating to the identification of any persons, families, or corporate bodies responsible for the edition being described. Literal
edition Edition statement / Information identifying the edition or version of the resource. Literal
hasEquivalent Equivalence / Instance embodies the same expression of a work as the resource being described. relatedTo
extent Extent / Number and type of units and/or subunits making up a resource. Literal
fingerprint Fingerprint identifier / Identifier that is used to assist in the identification of antiquarian books by recording information comprising groups of characters taken from specified positions on specified pages of the book. identifier Identifier
formatOfMusic Format of music / Format of a musical composition, e.g. full score, condensed score, vocal score, etc. Literal
frequency Frequency / Intervals at which the issues or parts of a serial or the updates to an integrating resource are issued. Literal
frequencyNote Frequency note / Current or former publication frequency of a resource. Literal
genre Genre, etc. / Genre and other general characteristice associated with genre and form. Category
hdl Handle for a resource / Unique and persistent identifier for digital objects developed by the Corporation for National Research Initiatives. identifier Identifier
hasAnnotation Has annotation / Resource has an annotation. Annotation
hasDerivative Has derivative / Work has a modification for which it is the source. relatedTo
hasDescription Has description / Related resource that analyzes, comments on, critiques, evaluates, reviews, or otherwise describes the resource. relatedTo
otherPhysicalFormat Has other physical format / Resource that is manifested in another physical carrier. hasEquivalent Instance
hasPart Has part / Resource that is included either physically or logically contained in the described resource relatedTo
reproduction Has reproduction / Instance that reproduces another Instance embodying the same work. hasEquivalent Instance
illustrationNote Illustrative content note / Information about illustrative material in the resource. Literal
immediateAcquisition Immediate acquisition / Information about the circumstances (e.g., source, date, method) under which the resource was directly acquired. Literal
findingAidNote Index or finding aid note / Note about availability of an index or finding aid. Literal
carrierCategory Instance carrier category / Categorization reflecting the format of the storage medium and housing of a carrier. Category
instanceOf Instance of / Work this resource instantiates or manifests. For use to connect Instances to Works in the BIBFRAME structure. relatedTo Work
instanceTitle Instance title / Word, character, or group of words and/or characters that is the main name of an instance. Title
intendedAudience Intended audience / Information that identifies the specific audience or intellectual level for which the content of the resource is considered appropriate. IntendedAudience
ean International Article Identifier (EAN) / International Article Identifier. identifier Identifier
iso International Organization for Standardization standard number / International Organization for Standardization standard number. identifier Identifier
isbn13 International Standard Bibliographic Number / 13 digit version of the ISBN. isbn Identifier
isbn International Standard Bibliographic Number / International Standard Book Number. identifier Identifier
isbn10 International Standard Bibliographic Number / 10 digit version of the ISBN. isbn Identifier
ismn International Standard Music Number / International Standard Music Number. identifier Identifier
isrc International Standard Recording Code / International Standard Recording Code. identifier Identifier
issn International Standard Serial Number / International Standard Serial Number identifier. identifier Identifier
isDerivativeOf Is derivative of / Work is a modification of a source work. relatedTo
isDescriptionOf Is description of / Related resource that is analyzed, commented upon, critiqued, evaluated, reviewed, or otherwise described by the resource. relatedTo
isPartOf Is part of / Resource in which the described resource is physically or logically contained. relatedTo
issuedWith Issued with / Instance that is issued on the same carrier as the manifestation being described. hasAccompaniment Instance
keyTitle Key title / Unique title for a continuing resource that is assigned by the ISSN International Center in conjunction with an ISSN. instanceTitle Title
language Language / Languages associated with a resource including those for multilingual resources and translated resources. Language
lccn Library of Congress Control Number / Library of Congress Control Number, which identifies the resource description. identifier Identifier
lcOverseasAcq Library of Congress Overseas Acquisition Program number / Identification number assigned by the Library of Congress to works acquired through one of its overseas acquisition programs. identifier Identifier
local Local identifier / Identifier established locally and not a standard number. identifier Identifier
manufacture Manufacture event / Information relating to manufacture of an instance. provider Provider
mediaCategory Media category / Categorization reflecting the general type of intermediation device required to view, play, run, etc., the content of a resource. Category
musicMedium Medium of music performance / Instrumental, vocal, and/or other medium of performance for which a musical resource was originally conceived, written or performed. URL
musicMediumNote Medium of music performance / Instrumental, vocal, and/or other medium of performance for which a musical resource was originally conceived, written or performed. Literal
modeOfIssuance Mode of issuance / Categorization reflecting whether a resource is issued in one or more parts, the way it is updated, and its intended termination. Literal
musicKey Music Key / Pitch and mode for music. Literal
musicNumber Music number / Serial, opus, or thematic number or code for music. Literal
musicPlate Music publication number assigned by publisher / Number assigned by a music publisher to a specific music publication. identifier Identifier
musicVersion Music version / Versions such as arrangements, transcriptions, etc. of music. Literal
nbn National Bibliography Number / National Bibliography Number, which identifies the resource description. identifier Identifier
nban National bibliography agency control number / National Bibliography Agency Number, which identifies the resource description. identifier Identifier
notation Notation system / Information on the alphabet, script, or symbol system used to convey the content of the resource, including specialized scripts, typefaces, tactile notation, and musical notation. Literal
note Note / General textual information relating to a resource. Literal
arrangement Organization and Arrangement / Information about the organization and arrangement of a collection of resources. Arrangement
studyNumber Original study number assigned by the producer of a computer file / Identification number for a computer data file. identifier Identifier
publisherNumber Other publisher assigned number / Number assigned by a publisher that is not one of the specific defined types. identifier Identifier
musicPublisherNumber Other publisher number for music / Number assigned to a music publication other than an issue, matrix, or plate number. identifier Identifier
performerNote Performer note / Information about the participants, players, narrators, presenters, or performers. Literal
postalRegistration Postal registration number / Number assigned to a publication for which the specified postal service permits the use of a special mailing class privilege. identifier Identifier
precededBy Preceded By / Resource that is precedes the resource being described (e.g., is earlier in time or before in narrative). relatedTo
precedes Precedes / Wrong verb used for property. Replaced by precededBy. Work that precedes (e.g., is earlier in time or before in narrative) the succeeding entity. relatedWork
preferredCitation Preferred citation / Citation to the resource preferred by its custodian. Literal
production Production event / Information relating to production of an instance. provider Provider
provider Provider / Place, name, and/or date information relating to the publication, printing, distribution, issue, release, or production instance. Provider
providerStatement Provider statement / Transcribed provider statement Literal
publication Publication event / Information relating to publication of an instance. provider Provider
videorecordingNumber Publisher assigned videorecording number / Number assigned by a publisher to a videorecording. identifier Identifier
relatedInstance Related Instance / General instance to instance relationship. relatedTo Instance
relatedAgent Related agent / Deleted when remodeled relationships (21Mar2014). See http://www.loc.gov/bibframe/docs/bibframe-authorities.html . Agent with relationship to resource. relatedTo Related
relatedResource Related resource / Deleted when remodeled relationships (21Mar2014). See http://www.loc.gov/bibframe/docs/bibframe-authorities.html . Resource with a relationship to another work or instance. relatedTo Related
graphicScaleNote Scale of graphic / Textual information about scale, including the scale of graphic material item such as architectural drawings or three-dimensional artifacts. Literal
sici Serial Item and Contribution Identifier / Serial Item and Contribution Identifier. identifier Identifier
serialFirstIssue Serial first issue / Beginning date of an instance and/or the sequential designations. Literal
serialLastIssue Serial last issue / Ending date of an instance and/or the sequential designations. Literal
treatySignator Signatory to a treaty / Government of other party that has formally signed a treaty. Literal
soundContent Sound content / Indication of whether the production of sound is an integral part of the resource. Literal
issueNumber Sound recording publisher issue number / Number used to identify the issue designation, or serial identification, assigned by a publisher to a sound recording. identifier Identifier
matrixNumber Sound recording publisher matrix master number / Master from which a specific sound recording was pressed. identifier Identifier
derivedFrom Source record / Link to the record that was the source of the data, when applicable. URL
strn Standard Technical Report Number / Standard Technical Report Number. identifier Identifier
stockNumber Stock number for acquisition / Identification number such as distributor, publisher, or vendor number. identifier Identifier
succeededBy Succeeded By / Resource that succeeds the resource being described (e.g., later in time or after in a narrative). relatedTo
succeeds Succeeds / Wrong verb used for peoperty. Replaced by succeededBy. Work that succeeds (e.g., later in time or after in a narrative) the preceding work. relatedWork
supplementaryContentNote Supplementary content note / Information on the presence of one or more bibliographies, discographies, filmographies, and/or other bibliographic references in a described resource or in accompanying material. Literal
systemNumber System control number / Control number of a system other than LCCN or NBAN, which Identifies a resource description. identifier Identifier
reportNumber Technical report number / Identification number of a report that is not a Standard Technical Report Number. identifier Identifier
titleVariation Title variation / Title associated with the resource that is different from the main title. Title
titleStatement Transcribed title / Title transcribed from an instance. Literal
uri Uniform resource identifier / Uniform Resource Identifier. identifier Identifier
urn Uniform resource number / Uniform Resource Number. identifier Identifier
upc Universal Product Code / Universal Product Code. identifier Identifier

More specific Instance types

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Property Label / Description Subclass Of
Archival Archival controlled / Resource that is controlled archivally. Instance
Collection Collection / Aggregation of resources, generally gathered together artificially. Instance
Electronic Electronic / Resources organically created, accumulated, and/or used by a person, family, or organization in the course of conduct of affairs and preserved because of their continuing value. Instance
Integrating Integrating / Cataloging resource that is added to or changed by means of updates that do not remain discrete but are integrated into the whole. Instance
Manuscript Manuscript / Resource that is written in handwriting or typescript. These are generally unique resources. Instance
MultipartMonograph Multiple units / Multiple unit cataloging resource that is complete or intended to be completed within a finite number of parts. Instance
Print Printed / Resource that is printed. Instance
Serial Serial / Multiple unit cataloging resource issued in successive parts that has no predetermined conclusion. Instance
Monograph Single unit / Single unit cataloging resource. Instance
Tactile Tactile Expression / Resource that is intended to be perceived by touch. Instance

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