See the "normal" attribute for the various name elements. It porvides
a place to render a "normalized" form of a name, e.g., inverted AACR2
>From: Bob Kosovsky[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 1997 8:13 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list EAD
>Subject: Name index?
>The EAD lets us mark up the text of a finding aid. Yet, perhaps because I do
>MARC cataloging, I don't see a standard metholodology for dealing with names
>a manner that will allow retrieval based on standard practices.
>To be sure I am familiar with the various elements one can use to mark up a
>name. But if one is simply marking up a finding aid, that name could appear,
>for example, in direct or indirect order. What mechanism is there for
>I can see the possibility that one could always include a kind of "invisible"
>entry whenever one uses a name in direct order, but it seems that some
>standardized method should be used here.
>(Thanks again Kris Kiesling for the FAST Track sessions!)
>Bob Kosovsky student
>Librarian Ph. D. program in music
>Music Division Graduate Center
>The New York Public Library City University of New York
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