At 06:52 AM 7/22/2005, Dinin, Ken wrote:
>The additional objection that has been raised to the revision of existing
>headings to include and/or complete life dates--that only sufficient data
>need be included to render the heading unique--again misses the mark where
>the user is concerned. Do we really want to give this as a justification
>to the general public for our failure to include information that is
>readily obtainable and that may, in fact, be included in the source
>citation notes that in some catalogs are already displayed in the OPAC?
Do we really want to spend our days rearranging deck chairs while the ship
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