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Subject:

Re: Not very good question about corpname

From:

Marsha Maguire <[log in to unmask]>

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Encoded Archival Description List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 23 Oct 2008 15:57:21 -0400

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Just wanted to add one thing: If you are using the "authorized" form of
a name, from the Library of Congress authority file...

http://authorities.loc.gov/

...then you'd use "lcnaf" in the SOURCE attribute. But if you get the
name in the LC *bibliographic* file of books, recordings, archival
collections, etc., etc...

http://catalog.loc.gov/

...the name may or may not be the "authorized" version. If you don't
find th