I'd like to
know how others are dealing with in-process records found in the LC
database. Do you just put your book aside and wait? Do you have a
time limit before cataloging an item yourself? What's a reasonable period
of time to wait before doing it yourself? I have in hand a work by a 15th
century Sicilian and written in the Sicilian dialect. It would be easy to
go ahead and finish it off myself; it's been in process at LC since April.
Note to LC folks: Do you routinely search again for copy before completing an