Intellectual entity (PREMIS term)

What is Intellectual entity (PREMIS term)?

Intellectual entity (PREMIS term) meaning in Digital terms is A set of content that is considered a single intellectual unit for purposes ofmanagement 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.


reference: Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative – Glossary