My apologies - I misunderstood/misread Mike's email!
Adam L. Schiff
University of Washington Libraries
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On Thu, 7 Jul 2005, Mike Tribby wrote:
> Regarding my example of changing NARs to fit what people expect to see, Adam
> Schiff wrote:
> "I would think that this would already be allowed given that we are
> permitted to change dates for factual errors. If Shaw's death date is truly
> uncertain, then I would think that his dates could be changed since the firm
> death date would then be a matter of erroneous information."
> But I wasn't impugning the accuracy of Shaw's death date. I meant to point
> out that most catalog users would expect to find GBS referred to as "Shaw,
> George Bernard" rather than the current "Shaw, Bernard."
> Mike Tribby
> Senior Cataloger
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