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Term: Intellectual entity (PREMIS term)

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Term: Intellectual entity (PREMIS term)

Definition:
A set of content that is considered a single intellectual unit for purposes of management and description: for example, a particular book, map, photograph, or database. An Intellectual Entity can include other Intellectual Entities; for example, a Web site can include a Web page; a Web page can include an image. An Intellectual Entity may have one or more digital representations. From Introduction and Supporting Materials from PREMIS Data Dictionary, p. 6.
Category:
General
Resource:
Introduction and Supporting Materials from PREMIS Data Dictionary
http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/v2/premis-report-2-1.pdf
See also:
Digital package; Representation (PREMIS term); Object (PREMIS term)