Ana -

Given the responses I've gotten on-list and off, 
it is clear that you are incorrect that your 
interpretation is "understood by all LC/NACO 
catalogers". If we want to have a shared NACO 
understanding, it will be good to get the documentation clarified.


At 2006/11/29  01:03 p, you wrote:
>Dear PCClist participants:
>CPSO has been working toward eliminating 
>inconsistencies in its documentation and 
>welcomes discussions such as the one on "NACO: 
>conference locations" that help to focus our 
>efforts on those areas that need attention.
>1. As a result of the 1st part of Paul's 
>message, we will be working with Coop staff to 
>add information from the NACO Parameters 
>document to the DCM Z1 introduction with regard 
>to the need for creating NARs for hierarchical 
>parts of a NAR.  We expect this information to 
>appear in Update 2 of Cataloger's Desktop in 2007.
>2. With regard to the 2nd part of Paul's message 
>"where does it say to create an authority 
>record?" for a place name, the answer is that it 
>does not explicitly state this in LCRI 24.7B, 
>but in fact, that is the "intent" as understood 
>by all LC/NACO catalogers and taught as such in 
>NACO workshops.  CPSO will proceed to clarify 
>this LCRI to state that when using a Chapter 23 
>defined place name as a qualifier it must match 
>the established form found in the LC/NAF (and if 
>one does not exist then it must be created) or 
>words to that effect. We will send this forward 
>also for publication in Update 2, 2007 of Cataloger's Desktop.
>3. As a result of an earlier discussion on this 
>list, CPSO has revised the information in the 
>670 and 008/32 sections of the DCM Z1 to add 
>information on the use of bracketed/paired 670s 
>in the creation/dissolution of undifferentiated 
>NARs and this will appear in Update 1 of 
>Cataloger's Desktop in 2007, scheduled for release in January.
>In the meantime CPSO staff send you best wishes 
>for a very joyous and safe holiday season.
>Ana Lupe Cristán
>Cataloging Policy Support Office (CPSO)
>Library of Congress, LA 310
>Washington, DC 20540-4305
>Tel.: 202.707.7921
>  Fax: 202.252.2082
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Paul J. Weiss
Catalog Librarian and NACO Coordinator
Metadata Services Department
UCSD Libraries
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