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Can anyone advise on receiving messages from this list in digest form
instead of one-by-one? It would make life a lot easier (I tried before and
had no luck.)

thanks
Steve Corrsin
Wayne State U. Libraries


At 04:00 PM 2/8/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Thank you, David, for this summary of the issues. Speaking again
>from personal opinion (although, as Mark Scharff has pointed out,
>everyone can see where I work), I endorse your statement quoted
>below.
>I might add that not all libraries have loaded their name authority
>records into their online catalog, and some might balk at others'
>decisions as to what information is useful to repeat for the purpose of
>making it available to library users. Since the rewriting of MARC21
>guidelines and NACO principles might prove daunting, it is
>important to address these issues through the proper channels.
>A MARBI proposal might be one avenue.  A proposal for a Z1 revision
>might be another. Perhaps the BIBCO Operations Committee?
>
>Rhoda Kesselman
>Firestone Library
>Princeton University
>Email: [log in to unmask]
>Phone: (609) 258-3251
>
>On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, David W Reser wrote:
>
>>  Most likely any biographical and historical data recorded found in a
>> source would be cited along with the source information in a 670 note,
>>  Could we come to agreement that the 680
>> field is not a replacement for the 670/675, etc., just a field to
>> summarize for the public information found in 670/675?
>>
>> It's worth recalling that one of the basic tenets of the NACO program
>> is to defray the cost of creating useful authority records, and one of
>> the goals of the PCC is to streamline and simplify authority
>> creation-- would some participants balk at recording the same
>> information in more than one place in a record, or find consulting an
>> additional set of guidelines for what type of information should be
>> recorded publicly or not?
>
Steve Corrsin
Acting Head of Acquisitions
Wayne State University Libraries
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