On Wed, 6 Oct 2010, Bob Hall wrote: > We formulate the heading as to the way it appears on the chief source. Again (as with other topics) it is not entirely clear whether all folks responding to this thread are talking about NACO records or exclusively local authority records. Anything goes locally, but NACO exists to standardize conformity with LC practices. Also, it is good practice to understand that online records available to all libraries are capable of being revised at will (no more "liquid paper"), and that policies suggesting revision of "preliminary" thesis-author headings once those authors pick "preferred" name forms (previously called "published" name forms) would be reasonable. Cheers! jgm John G. Marr Cataloger CDS, UL Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131 [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] **There are only 2 kinds of thinking: "out of the box" and "outside the box." Opinions belong exclusively to the individuals expressing them, but sharing is permitted.