It's only LCNAF if it comes from the authority file. The
bibliographic files are awash with authorized and non-authorized
versions of personal names. You can search the Library of Congress
Authority files at http://authorities.loc.gov/ which will give you
the authorized version of the name.
>On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Randi Knutson
><<mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I am sorry, but I just cannot find this information anywhere, and our
>archivist doesn't know either. For the attribute source in corpname, if it
>is the LOC Online Catalog, what is the code I should use for source?
>This actually illustrates the hardest part of creating a finding aid, at
>least for me. The online docs do a great job of explaining what the
>elements are, but gloss over what the allowable attributes are....
>/end non-archivist opinion
>Thanks in advance, and sorry for the lame question.....
Susan Hamburger, Ph.D.
Manuscripts Cataloging Librarian
Cataloging and Metadata Services
126 Paterno Library
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
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