At 10:57 AM 4/11/2007, Manon Theroux wrote: >Does anyone have figures on the number of AACR2-compatible records >currently in the authority file? Just curious... :) In case anyone is curious: I count 91,823 records with either 'a' or 'b' in 008/10. (There aren't necessarily any with 'b'; it's just that I didn't distinguish in the counting.) Myself, I consider these much more of a nuisance. 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.