Thanks for a reminder of those principles. Including all the headings on bib records really doesn't make sense.
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] Use erroneous heading in auth.?
Headings and references should be based on usage, not on headings found in
bibliographic records, and especially not on headings found in records
that are not cataloged according to AACR2 rules. Ignore the heading in
the Dutch record unless it provides information useful in making additions
to the name heading or breaking conflicts. Assuming that the statement of
responsibility is an accurate transcription, you could make a cross-ref
Lucae, Aug. $q (August), $d 1835-1911
Adam L. Schiff
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On Sat, 16 May 2009, Ted P Gemberling wrote:
> I am creating a heading for Johann Constantin August Lucae (1835-1911). He
> generally seemed to go by August Lucae, so I think that should be the
> established form of the name. (In case you?re wondering, the real name
> wasn?t Lucas?I checked that.) He was a German otologist (ear doctor). Here?s
> a Wikipedia page on him:
> I ran into one thing I wasn?t sure about. There is a Dutch-language record
> that has the 100 set up as Lucae, Aug. Joh. C. The record is OCLC #
> 69228732. In the 245 $c, the usage is Aug. Lucae. As you can see from the
> full name above, the cataloger appears to have missed or forgotten that
> August was not really his first name. Should I include Lucae, Aug. Joh. C.
> as a 400 on the authority? But with the name in correct form in the $q? As
> far as I know, that?s the only bib record with that erroneous form of the
> name on it.
> Ted Gemberling
> UAB Lister Hill Library