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ACQUISITIONS AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC ACCESS DIRECTORATE
POLICY AND STANDARDS DIVISION
 
SUMMARY OF DECISIONS, EDITORIAL MEETING NUMBER 11

March 17, 2010


PSD policy specialist responsible for this weekly list: L. Dechman


CLASSIFICATION

	LD5755.A-Z; LD5755.D46; [LD5755.H87]; LD5755.R6		
		Names of individual college buildings have traditionally
not been explicitly included in the L schedule.  Cutters are created for
them in the shelflist as needed.  The meeting did not wish to change
this practice, since most individual universities and colleges are
controlled by tables in the L schedule, and in order to list individual
buildings it would be necessary to add a table modification to the
schedule in each case.  The proposals therefore were not approved.


SUBJECT HEADINGS

	Subdivisions to be added to lists of free-floating
subdivisions:

		H 1156, Literatures
			$x Romanian authors

	Other decisions:

	Bible stories, English--N.T. John
		This construction is free-floating according to the note
under the heading Bible stories.  The proposal was not necessary.

	Foreign countries
		This proposal was made to add “nationalities” to the
scope note for the heading Foreign countries.  The Subject Headings
Manual (SHM), H 1103, explicitly states that “ethnic groups”
includes “nationalities,” so the 360s and 680s do not normally
mention both.  The proposal was not necessary.

	Montana, Northwest
		The SHM, H 760 1.e.6 states that a named region should
be established only if the region in question is well-defined and
generally recognized by that name in English-language reference sources.
 There was no support for establishment of the name in reference
sources, and Web sites that were consulted did not agree about which
counties were included in the area.  The proposal therefore was not
approved.

	Swedish literature--21st century
		The subdivision --21st century is free-floating under
Literatures (see SHM H 1156).  The proposal was not necessary.