> ... I always control the headings and think it is good practice.
> Controlling the headings is an excellent way to make sure the BIBCO
> records are "kept in synch with the authority records." It's also a
> convenient way to ensure that all the needed authority work has (or has
> not) been done.
You may not have meant to dredge up a conundrum with your comment, but
one does have to look at the authority records before controlling to
them-- not rarely (albeit infrequently), I have had to change
already-controlled headings to other forms because the persons associated
with the bib. records were not the persons represented by the controlling