At 09:02 AM 3/4/2006, David M Saah wrote: >The first part is correct. We are just omitting the 'b' subfield for the >resource we are cataloging from. So, just to be clear: If the name doesn't appear in the item for which the heading was created, there will be no subfield $b, right? Meaning that there will be no way to tell whether the name doesn't appear in the item, or the 670 is simply deficient? Gary L. Strawn, Authorities Librarian, etc. Northwestern University, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston IL 60208-2300 e-mail: [log in to unmask] voice: 847/491-2788 fax: 847/491-8306 Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.