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Does anyone have figures on the number of 
AACR2-compatible records currently in the authority file? Just curious... :)

At 11:50 AM 3/21/2007, CPSO wrote:
>         The Cataloging Policy and Support 
> Office (CPSO), Library of Congress, has mounted 
> on the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access 
> (ABA) Web site (http://www.loc.gov/aba/) a PDF 
> file containing an introductory statement and 
> several draft revisions to Library of Congress 
> Rule Interpretations (LCRI) that provide 
> guidelines for a more relaxed policy in dealing 
> with "AACR2 compatible" headings. This document 
> may be retrieved directly from the ABA Web site 
> as the first item under General, Descriptive 
> Cataloging or through the URL 
> (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/AACR2-d.pdf). 
> CPSO would like comments from the library 
> community by close of business, April 23, 2007, 
> so that the resulting revisions may be prepared 
> for the next update of LCRI in May. Comments, 
> as noted in the introductory statement should be sent to <[log in to unmask]>.

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Manon Théroux
Authority Control Librarian
Catalog and Metadata Services
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240

203-432-8376 (tel)
203-432-7231 (fax)
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