About the RDA Registry and vocabularies
Representing the RDA ontology
There are two hierarchies within the RDA Class element set.
They align RDA with the IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM).
"RDA entity" is a super-class of all other RDA classes representing entities.
RDF graph of the class hierarchy of RDA Entity.
"Agent" is a super-class of "Collective Agent" and "Person"; "Collective Agent" is a super-class of "Corporate Body" and "Family".
RDF graph of the class hierarchy of RDA Agent.
The hierarchies are also represented between properties using RDFS sub-property relationships.
See RDA curie prefixes for compact URIs used in this page.