On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Bryan Baldus
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> On Friday, October 01, 2010 11:49 AM, Tom Morris wrote:
>>Is there a way to discern which name authority records represent individual people and which are just generic catch-all records for all authors who have that name?
> If you have access to the raw MARC, then 008 byte 32 , when properly coded, should tell which authority records are unique vs. non-unique (or Differentiated personal name('a')/Undifferentiated personal name ('b')/Not applicable ('n')).
Thanks very much for the quick and definitive reply (and to Larry
Dixson who replied off-list with the same info). It's been a while
since I've had to count bytes, but I think I remember how. :-)