At 10:11 AM 11/6/2006, Sherman Clarke wrote:
>Non-library metadata schemes make far greater use of relator terms than
>we do in AACR2 library-land. These terms do help disambiguate names in
>catalogs (as they do in web browsers where a line or two of text can
>often tell you if it's the right or wrong person). I would rather that
>these terms be in role fields of bib records than in headings, and I
>share Richard's concern about finding a concise, longish-term way of
>stating a person's field.
But if they're role indicators (subfield $e) that aren't part of the
heading, then perforce they can't be used for differentiating headings.
Gary L. Strawn, Authorities Librarian, etc.
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