We consider a work any text with an independent circulation. To decide whether a work record should be created for a particular text, or whether it should be a Narrative Unit or a textpart of another work, please read Definition of Works and Narrative Units.

Please consider carefully whether any information should be encoded in the work record, or in the record of a manuscript containing this work. Any information pertaining only to a specific manuscript, not to the work as a whole, should be added to the record of this manuscript.

  1. Definition of Works and Narrative Units
  2. General structure of the Work record
  3. Work Description
  4. Edition and textparts
  5. Linking IIIF Images to your text edition

See also: Narrative Units

Revisions of this page

  • Dorothea Reule on 2018-04-26: editing of the Work section of the guidelines
  • Pietro Maria Liuzzo on 2018-04-30: first version of guidelines from Wiki