Great, thanks Keiko.

 

Peter

 

From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Suzuki, Keiko
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 7:33 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [PCCTG1] Clarification on Korean spacing practice

 

Dear all,

I added a paragraph (see below) to reflect LC practice, which Dave confirmed with their Korean catalogers, in 3.2.2 in the google doc. I hope this clarify the issue. Still, please feel free to edit it if it could be clearer. Thank you.

- Keiko

 

3.2.2. Input spaces between lexical units in nonroman [non-Latin] fields that consist solely of Korean hangul, or hangul and ideographs, or any ideographs that are romanized as Korean language words not only descriptive fields and notes, but also headings, so that the nonroman [non-Latin] data mirrors the spacing in the parallel romanized fields (which are romanized according to the guidelines in the ALA-LC Romanization Tables). Do not input spaces between characters in nonroman [non-Latin] data that are in Japanese or Chinese scripts representing Japanese or Chinese words. 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Suzuki, Keiko
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 5:12 PM
To: Program for Cooperative Cataloging
Subject: RE: [PCCTG1] Clarification on Korean spacing practice

 

Thank you so much, Dave! I'll work on update 3.2 section for everyone's review. - Keiko

 

-----Original Message-----

From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David W Reser

Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 5:06 PM

To: [log in to unmask]

Subject: Re: [PCCTG1] Clarification on Korean spacing practice

 

Keiko,

Although the Korean characters didn't come through on the email below,

the Korean catalogers confirmed that they do insert a space between

surname and given name in the original script fields, either in the

authority 4XX or bib 880.  See LCCN 2009663863 700 field as an example.

 

 

Dave

 

>>> David W Reser <[log in to unmask]> 2/25/2010 1:07 PM >>>

Dear Keiko-- I've sent your question off to our Korean section for an

answer.

Dave

 

>>> "Suzuki, Keiko" <[log in to unmask]> 2/25/2010 12:12 PM >>>

Dear Peter, Dave and all,

 

I know it’s a bit of nit-picking, but I have been wondering about it

although I actually didn’t bring it up when I wrote my comments

earlier. Now I would like to ask the current LC practice about Korean

name headings. Because of the new policy of the spaces in Korean

original script fields, is it the current practice for the LC

catalogers

to input a space between surname and given name in 1XX, 6XX, * etc. of

original script fields? Such as:

 

100 1# a , d 1946- (instead of , d 1946-)

100 1# a* **, d 1946- (instead of ***, d 1946-)

100 1# a Ch*oe, Pok-kyu, d 1946-

 

710 2# a ** ** **.(instead of******)

710 2# a   . (instead of)

710 2# a Han*guk Pangsong Kongsa.

 

Or does LC insert spaces in the original script description fields,

but

not headings?

 

I was just inquired about this issue, and I think we might want to

expand the 3.2 section to clarify and explain it.

 

Thank you.

 

- Keiko

 

Keiko SUZUKI

Japanese Catalog Librarian, East Asia Library

Sterling Memorial Library

P.O.Box 208240

New Haven, CT 06520-8240

Tel.: 203-432-2778 / Fax: 203-432-7231

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