A bibliographic description contains these nine areas:
0. Content form and media type area
1. Title and statement of responsibility area
2. Edition area
3. Material or type of resource specific area
4. Publication, production, distribution, etc., area
5. Material description area
6. Series and multipart monographic resource area
7. Note area
8. Resource identifier and terms of availability area

For each area a hierarchical list of mandatory and optional elements are defined.

Field name Description
Name Bibliographic description
Description The meaning of the data object; relevant characteristics, refer to business objects if needed
Business Rules Descriptive data should be based on an internationally agreed standard
Application components The application components that are accessing the data object
Non-functional requirements Compliance with International Standard Bibliographic Description (IFLA)
Project Issues

The availability of an enterprise architecture - preferably as part of an enterprise repository - will impact the amount of work that must be invested in describing the business objects that matter to service solutions.

In an enterprise architecture described in accordance with the ArchiMate framework data objects are included in the passive structure aspect of the application layer.

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