Vol. 7 No. 1 (2016)
Reports & Reviews

The application software RIMMF: RDA thinking in action

Published 2016-01-15


  • RIMMF,
  • RDA,
  • Cataloguing

How to Cite

Belpassi, Eleonora. 2016. “The Application Software RIMMF: RDA Thinking in Action”. JLIS.It 7 (1):207-23. https://doi.org/10.4403/jlis.it-11495.


RIMMF software is grew out of the need to visualize and realize records according to the RDA guidelines. The article describes the software structure and features in the creation of a r­ball, that is a small database populated by recordings of bibliographic and authority resources enriched by relationships between and among entities involved. At first it's introduced the need that led to RIMMF outcome, then starts the software functional analysis. With a description of the main steps of the r-ball building, emphasizing the issues raised. The results highlights some critical aspects, but above all the wide scope of possible developments that open the Cultural Heritage Institutions horizon to the web prospective. Conclusions display the RDF–linked­data development of the RIMMF incoming future.


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