These other scripts are in the x-refs and not the authorized heading -  
which causes a whole other set of authority control problems for those  
of us working in those languages. If you want to use the Eszett you  
probably could put it in an ex-ref in the authority record and then as  
a parallel field (linked 880) in the bib record the same way we do for  
the other languages.

So this is a question for Luanne: is the Eszett okay in a 400 field?

Sharon Domier
East Asian Studies Librarian
UMass Amherst

  Quoting Robert Bratton <[log in to unmask]>:

> Why is it that we can have Chinese, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Arabic, etc.
> scripts in NACO records, but the Eszett symbol is singled out as a
> no-no?
> --
> Robert Bratton
> Cataloging Librarian
> Jacob Burns Law Library
> George Washington University
> Washington, DC  20052
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 6:24 AM, Goodson,Luanne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Dear NACO Participants,
>> The Eszett symbol ( -- often used in German for double s) is listed as "Do
>> not use in NACO records" in the Authority File Comparison Rules (NACO
>> Normalization) found on the PCC Website: