Jurisdictional status is the primary difference between geographic
name and subject headings. Jurisdictions at any level are established
as name headings. Geographic features, regions, and collective names
for groups of jurisdictions are established as subject headings.
Lynn M. El-Hoshy
Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist
Cataloging Policy and Support Office
Library of Congress
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Washington, DC 20540-4305
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Thanks. I'll submit it. Just curious, what makes this SACO rather
Where does it fit in the division of the world?
On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, Lynn M El Hoshy wrote:
> I hope that you were planning to make a SACO proposal. A
> naming a group of cities collectively would be a geographic subject
> heading. An example is Hamptons (N.Y.) (sh85058600). It would need
> geographic qualifiers for both states in which the cities are
> Lynn M. El-Hoshy
> Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist
> Cataloging Policy and Support Office
> Library of Congress
> 101 Independence Avenue, SE
> Washington, DC 20540-4305
> Telephone: 202-707-5862
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> Has anyone done a heading for a group of cities? I'm trying to
> establish the
> Quad Cities but I can't find any guidance in the documentation. The
> example is the Twin Cities, but the Quad Cities is more than 2
> (and more
> than 4 for that matter) so it's not quite the same.
> 5 670 Quad Cities white & yellow pages, c2002.
> 6 670 Davenport PL website, Nov. 12, 2002 b (The Quad-Cities
> name given to our cluster of cities along the Mississippi River.
> there are five main cities - Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa and
> Moline and East Moline in Illinois - but "quad" sticks as the name.
> count contiguous communities there are many more - LeClaire,
> and Blue
> Grass, in Iowa, and Milan, Coal Valley, Port Byron, Carbon Cliff,
> Hillsdale, Rapids City, Andalusia, Silvis, Colona and Cordova in
> Illinois. And
> Any help would be appreciated.
> John Lavalie