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Re: Archive as a collection of things

From: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@dataliberate.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 15:09:04 +0100
Message-ID: <CAD47Kz5R5SehgBnzZAgrQjBoMSSZza+LKzTRJoO9oOAnEumnqA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>
Cc: Sarah Romkey <sromkey@artefactual.com>, public-architypes <public-architypes@w3.org>
Like the direction of thought Jeff but see a couple of issues.

To use what you suggest with, say a Car that is in an archives, you would
describe it as having multiple Types - schema:Car and schema:Artifact

In the separate ''How to describe things in an archive collection?" thread
we are starting to identify properties that we would want to associate
with something
in an archives collection.  These I presume we would add to your suggested
Artifact Type.  How would we then associate them with a CreativeWork?

So I would tweak your suggestion to not restrict it's coverage to
non-CreativeWorks, maybe change its name to be more archives specific -
ArchivalItem? - and use it to multi-type anything:

<myItem1>
   a schema:Book, schema:ArchivalItem
   schema:isPartOf <MyCollection>;

<myItem2>
   a schema:Car, schemaArchivalItem
   schema:isPartOf <MyCollection>;

My preference would also be to have such a type as a subtype of
schema:Intangible as it is adding characteristics to a thing and is not a
thing itself.

~Richard

Richard Wallis
Founder, Data Liberate
http://dataliberate.com
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On 7 August 2015 at 14:48, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org> wrote:

> How about:
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> schema:Artifact
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>                 a rdfs:Class;
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>                 rdfs:subClassOf schema:Thing;
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>                 rdfs:comment “a non-CreativeWork item held as part of a
> collection.”@en;
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>                 .
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> If that’s plausible, then the domain/range for schema:isPartOf and
> schema:hasPart would presumably be updated to include it in addition to
> schema:CreativeWork.
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> Jeff
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> *From:* Richard Wallis [mailto:richard.wallis@dataliberate.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 06, 2015 7:04 PM
> *To:* Sarah Romkey
> *Cc:* public-architypes
> *Subject:* Re: Archive as a collection of things
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> Giovanni touched on this in the other thread covering items in collections.
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> Re: CreativeWork: in addition to the examples that you raise Richard,
> there is a lot of content in archival collections which many would argue
> isn't "creative" in nature, such as data, governmental documents, etc. I
> would be glad to see us expand the hasPart idea beyond the scope of
> CreativeWork.
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> So will I.  Not sure that in the generic Schema.org world that you could
> argue that a government document is not a type of CreativeWork, but there
> are many other non-CreativeWork items that can be found in Archives.
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