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Punctuation

Appendix D.1, LC PCC-PS 1.7.1

Add a period in 245 and 250 fields, and in 300 fields when a record has a 490 field, even when an ending mark of punctuation is present, such as a period, question mark, and square bracket. Enclose successive supplied elements within the same field in seperate square brackets.

Capitalization

1.7.1

Follow AACR2 capitalization. Accept capitalization found on the copy record.

1XX

18-19, Appendix I.2

No more “rule of three.” Record the creator having principal responsibility named first. Record other creators in 7XX fields.

Add an appropriate relationship designator term in $e (or $j).

245 $a

2.3.2

 

245 $b

2.3.4, 2.3.3

Add missing other title information from the same source as title proper. Parallel titles can be taken from any source within the resource. (LC Core)

245 $c

2.4

Generally do not abridge a statement of responsibility unless burdensome. Transcribe all statements of responsibility if missing on the copy record.

250

2.5

 

264 $a

2.8.2

The first recorded place of publication is required. Include the city, state, and country as found on the source. Supply a probable place of publication if possible, rather than give “[Place of publication not identified]” 

264 $b

2.8.4

The first recorded publisher is required. Transcribe additional publishers (and its location) if necessary for identification.

264 $c

2.8.6

Supply a date of publication if possible, rather than give[date of publication not identified].

300 $a

3.4

300 $b

7.15

Add "illustration" or "illustrations" for children's materials. (LC Core) Accept other detailed terms as appropriate if present.

300 $c

3.5

336

6.9

Accept $b if present. At a minimum, record the predominant content if the resource consists of more than one type. When recording more than one type, use separate fields rather than multiple $a in one field. But accept multiple $a in one field on the copy record if appropriate.

337

3.2

Accept $b if present. At a minimum, record the predominant media if the resource consists of more than one type. When recording more than one type, use separate fields rather than multiple $a in one field. Accept multiple $a in one field on the copy record if appropriate. (LC Core)

338

3.3

Accept $b if present. At a minimum, record the predominant carrier if the resource consists of more than one type. When recording more than one type, use separate fields rather than multiple $a in one field. Accept multiple $a in one field on the copy record if appropriate.

490

2.12

500

2.20.2

Make a note on title source if title proper is not taken from title page. (LC Core)

502

7.9

Record for dissertation and thesis. (LC Core)

504 (500)

7.16

Record for bibliographies and indexes. (LC Core)

505

25.1

Supply contents note for compilations when appropriate and unless burdensome. (LC Core)

520

7.10

Supply summaries for juvenile fiction. (LC Core)

521

7.7

Record intended audience for children's materials. (LC Core)

546

7.12

Make a note on language where it assists identification and selectiton. (LC Core)

700, 710, 711

Persons, etc.: 18-22, Appendix I

Assure/add access points for all creators and major contributors, including illustrators of children's materials.

Add an appropriate relationship designator in $e (or $j).

7XX

Related works, etc.: 24-28, Appendix J

Add an appropriate relationship designator in $i, unless the relationship is otherwise specified by MARC coding (e.g., use of second indicator "2" for a contained work).

Capitalize the first word in the designator, and end the subfield with a colon.

8XX

24-26

Unlike 490 fields, abbreviate terms (e.g., volume, part) used as part of the numbering as instructed in Appendix B5.5.

YT 04/03/2013