Oh, I didn't realize it was "AACR2-compatible". All I noticed was that the heading didn't change at all except for removing "Sir" (which actually meant that it was in fact the AACR2 heading, not merely compatible, but oh, well)
Robert L. Maxwell
Head, Special Collections and Metadata Catalog Dept.
6728 Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
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The Churchill heading was upgraded from AACR2-compatible to full AACR2.
Changes to the related corporate body headings for the Prime Minister were
what prompted this other change.
Adam L. Schiff
University of Washington Libraries
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On Tue, 16 Dec 2008, Robert Maxwell wrote:
> It is my understanding that when we make any kind of correction in a heading (including revising incorrect dates) we're supposed to follow current practices with the heading we wind up with so, yes, "Sir" should be deleted.
> On the other hand, we don't remove "Sir" from headings that do not need other correction.
> Which makes me ask: WHY did somebody remove "Sir" from Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965? No correction was made to the heading other than to remove "Sir." This is going to create a LOT of unnecessary cleanup in all of our catalogs.
> Robert L. Maxwell
> Head, Special Collections and Metadata Catalog Dept.
> 6728 Harold B. Lee Library
> Brigham Young University
> Provo, UT 84602
> From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Deborah J. Leslie
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 4:12 PM
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> Subject: Terms of honour
> I can't track it down in the documentation: when revising incorrect dates in a NAR which includes "Sir" in the heading, are we to delete the "Sir" also, to follow current practice?
> Deborah J. Leslie, M.A., M.L.S.
> Head of Cataloging
> Folger Shakespeare Library
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