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What is a Work? Part 4, Cataloging Theorists and a Definition.

  • Author(s): Yee, Martha M
  • et al.
Abstract

Various criteria suggested by cataloging theorists as methods for identifying a work are examined, including criteria of creativity and/or single personal authorship, criterion of content, criterion of text or symbol strings, criterion of medium, work as product, criteria of identity and representation, criterion of interchangeability or preferability, and a definition of work is suggested.

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