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Please take the quiz using your memory from our past meetings. If you are unable to remember the answers to the questions please consult the "What is FRBR?" document by Barbara Tillett which was previously distributed, is on the K drive and is available online at http://www. Loc. Gov/cds/downloads/FRBR. PDF If you are still feeling very confused about FRBR, please supplement your knowledge by viewing Barbara Tillet's webnar at http://www. Loc. Gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc. Php? Rec=4554

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  • 1. 

    What does the acronym FRBR stand for?

    • A.

      1. Functional Requirements for Better Records

    • B.

      2. Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records

    • C.

      3. Functional Records for Big Research libraries

    Correct Answer
    B. 2. Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records
    Explanation
    FRBR stands for Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. This acronym refers to a conceptual model for organizing and representing bibliographic information. It outlines the basic functions and attributes that bibliographic records should have in order to facilitate efficient retrieval, management, and use of library resources. The model provides a framework for designing library catalogs and databases, ensuring consistency and interoperability among different systems.

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  • 2. 

    What is FRBR?

    • A.

      1. A content designation tool

    • B.

      2. A data model

    • C.

      3. A cataloging code or standard

    • D.

      4. A replacement for ISBD

    • E.

      5. All of the above

    • F.

      6. None of the above

    Correct Answer
    F. 6. None of the above
    Explanation
    FRBR stands for Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records. It is not a content designation tool, data model, cataloging code or standard, or a replacement for ISBD. Instead, FRBR is a conceptual model that provides a framework for organizing and representing bibliographic information. It defines the entities, attributes, and relationships involved in bibliographic records and aims to improve the understanding and accessibility of bibliographic resources.

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  • 3. 

    How many groups does FRBR describe?

    • A.

      1. There are 6 groups

    • B.

      2. There are 3 groups

    • C.

      3. There are 12 groups

    • D.

      4. There are 16 groups

    Correct Answer
    B. 2. There are 3 groups
    Explanation
    FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) describes three groups. This classification system categorizes bibliographic entities into three main groups: work, expression, and manifestation. Each group represents a different level of abstraction and provides a framework for organizing and describing bibliographic resources.

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  • 4. 

    The names of the FRBR Group 1 entities  (products of intellectual and artistic endeavor) are:

    • A.

      1. Names, Families, and Corporate bodies

    • B.

      2. Entities, Attributes, and Elements

    • C.

      3. Places, Events and Concepts

    • D.

      4. Work, Expression, Manifestation, and Item

    Correct Answer
    D. 4. Work, Expression, Manifestation, and Item
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4. Work, Expression, Manifestation, and Item. This answer correctly identifies the names of the FRBR Group 1 entities, which are the products of intellectual and artistic endeavor. These entities include Work, which refers to the abstract concept or idea; Expression, which refers to the specific form or language used to express the work; Manifestation, which refers to the physical embodiment or version of the expression; and Item, which refers to the individual copy or instance of the manifestation.

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  • 5. 

    What FRBR Group 1 entity describes a leather bound autographed copy in a Rare Books Collection?

    • A.

      1. Work

    • B.

      2. Expression

    • C.

      3. Manifestation

    • D.

      4. Item

    Correct Answer
    D. 4. Item
    Explanation
    An FRBR Group 1 entity that describes a leather bound autographed copy in a Rare Books Collection would be an "Item". This is because an item refers to a single exemplar or instance of a manifestation, such as a specific physical copy of a book. In this case, the leather bound autographed copy would be a unique item within the Rare Books Collection.

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  • 6. 

    What FRBR Group 1 entity describes a digitized version of the Oxford University Press text published in 2008?

    • A.

      1. Work

    • B.

      2. Expression

    • C.

      3. Manifestation

    • D.

      4. Item

    Correct Answer
    C. 3. Manifestation
    Explanation
    A manifestation refers to a specific physical embodiment or instantiation of a work or expression. In this case, the digitized version of the Oxford University Press text published in 2008 would be considered a manifestation because it is a specific physical representation of the work or expression.

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  • 7. 

    What FRBR Group 1 entity describes a French translation.

    • A.

      1. Work

    • B.

      2. Expression

    • C.

      3. Manifestation

    • D.

      4. Item

    Correct Answer
    B. 2. Expression
    Explanation
    An expression in FRBR Group 1 entity describes a French translation because an expression represents the intellectual or artistic realization of a work, and a translation is a specific form of expression that conveys the same content as the original work in a different language. Therefore, an expression is the appropriate entity to describe a French translation.

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  • 8. 

    What FRBR Group 1 entity describes Hamlet?

    • A.

      1. Work

    • B.

      2. Expression

    • C.

      3. Manifestation

    • D.

      4. Item

    Correct Answer
    A. 1. Work
    Explanation
    The FRBR Group 1 entity that describes Hamlet is "Work." In the context of FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), a work refers to the intellectual or artistic creation, such as a book, play, or musical composition. In this case, Hamlet is a literary work written by William Shakespeare. The work entity encompasses the abstract concept of the play itself, regardless of any specific physical or digital manifestations or items associated with it.

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  • 9. 

    What FRBR Group 1 entity describes a London Symphony Orchestra 2005 performance?

    • A.

      1. Work

    • B.

      2. Expression

    • C.

      3. Manifestation

    • D.

      4 Item

    Correct Answer
    B. 2. Expression
    Explanation
    The FRBR Group 1 entity that describes a London Symphony Orchestra 2005 performance is an "Expression". An Expression represents the intellectual or artistic realization of a Work, in this case, the performance by the orchestra. It is a specific version or interpretation of the Work, with its own unique characteristics such as the specific orchestra, location, and year of performance.

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  • 10. 

    Name the FRBR Group 2 entities

    • A.

      1. Persons, Animals, Fictitious characters and Planets

    • B.

      2. Corporate bodies, Geographic places, and Conferences

    • C.

      3. Concepts, Places, and Events

    • D.

      4. Person, Corporatre body, and Family

    Correct Answer
    D. 4. Person, Corporatre body, and Family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4. Person, Corporate body, and Family. This answer is correct because FRBR Group 2 entities are entities that are responsible for the intellectual or artistic content of a work or for the maintenance of the intellectual or artistic content of a work. These entities include individuals (Person), organizations (Corporate body), and groups of individuals (Family).

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  • 11. 

    Name the FRBR Group3 entities

    • A.

      1. Concept, Object, Event, Place

    • B.

      2. Subjects, Subdivisions, and Classification Numbers

    • C.

      3. Lions, Tigers and Bears

    • D.

      4. #1 Plus all of the Group 1 and Group 2 entities

    Correct Answer
    D. 4. #1 Plus all of the Group 1 and Group 2 entities
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4. #1 Plus all of the Group 1 and Group 2 entities. This answer is correct because FRBR Group 3 entities include all the entities from Group 1 (Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item) and Group 2 (Person, Corporate Body, Family, Concept, Object, Event, Place). Therefore, the correct answer is 4 as it includes all the entities from both Group 1 and Group 2.

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  • 12. 

    How many User Tasks does FRBR describe and what are they?

    • A.

      1. 4 tasks - Find, Identify, Navigate, and Explore

    • B.

      2. 4 tasks - Find, Select, Acquire, and Buy

    • C.

      3. 4 tasks - Find, Identify, Select and Obtain

    • D.

      4. 4 tasks - Find, Select, Obtain, and Describe

    Correct Answer
    C. 3. 4 tasks - Find, Identify, Select and Obtain
    Explanation
    FRBR describes four user tasks: Find, Identify, Select, and Obtain. These tasks involve searching for information, determining the identity of a resource, choosing a specific item, and acquiring the chosen item.

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  • 13. 

    What is RDA?

    • A.

      1. The acronym for Resource Description and Access

    • B.

      2. The new cataloging code.

    • C.

      3. The new cataloging standard that attempts to provide guidelines for the descriptive cataloging of all resources

    • D.

      4. All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. 4. All of the above
    Explanation
    RDA stands for Resource Description and Access, which is a new cataloging code and standard that provides guidelines for the descriptive cataloging of all resources. Therefore, option 4, "All of the above," is the correct answer as it encompasses all the given statements about RDA.

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  • 14. 

    How does FRBR relate to RDA?

    • A.

      1. FRBR provides RDA with the underlying framework to support coverage of all types of content and media.

    • B.

      2. FRBR provides RDA with the underlying framework to support the flexibility and extensibility needed to accommodate newly emerging resource characteristics.

    • C.

      3. FRBR provides RDA with the underlying framework to support the adaptability needed for the data produced to function within a wide range of technological environments.

    • D.

      4. All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. 4. All of the above
    Explanation
    FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) provides RDA (Resource Description and Access) with the underlying framework to support various aspects. It supports the coverage of all types of content and media, allowing RDA to provide comprehensive descriptions for different resources. It also supports flexibility and extensibility, enabling RDA to adapt to newly emerging resource characteristics. Additionally, FRBR supports adaptability, allowing the data produced by RDA to function effectively in various technological environments. Therefore, all of the given statements are correct, and FRBR relates to RDA in these ways.

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