The Descriptive Cataloging Manual Z1 pages say "When modifying an
authority record for another reason, delete any final mark of punctuation
in the 1XX ..."
In fact, I've ONLY ever done this when I was modifying the record for
another reason, never just to delete the period.
What is your opinion of modifying a record for that reason ONLY, in other
words, deleting the period at the end of the 1XX when no other changes are
- Dolores Jungheim Barber ----------------
- Catalog Department, University Library -
- The University of Illinois at Chicago -