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Term: Intellectual entity (PREMIS term)

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Term: Intellectual entity (PREMIS term)

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.
Introduction and Supporting Materials from PREMIS Data Dictionary
See also:
Digital package; Representation (PREMIS term); Object (PREMIS term)