I’m puzzled by it too, but I think in this case there is only one work, although in 2 expressions.  As such, the authorized access point for the work is provided according to  It still doesn’t make sense to have an equivalent 700 field.


If there were actually 2 works, then the preferred title might be “Novels. Selections” (



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Subject: [PCCLIST] RDA confusion about creators in 100 field for multi-expression manifestations


I’m puzzled about something.


Say you’ve got a book that is a bilingual edition of a creative work.


245:  :  Intruder in the dust = $b Intruso en el polvo / $c William Faulkner.


As I understand it, we are to create two name-title entries—for example:


700:12: Faulkner, William, $d 1897-1962. $t Intruder in the dust.

700:12: Faulkner, William, $d 1897-1962. $t Intruder in the dust. $l Spanish.


Now, given that we have authorized access points for each of the two works in this manifestation, do we also make a 100 field for Faulkner?  If so, why?


I am not sure I can see where RDA either requires or allows us to make a creator access point that relates to a manifestation, as the 100 would here, since what the 245 holds is the manifestation title (though it happens to be the same as the preferred title of one of the two works.  It wouldn’t always be).  It would seem that the 700 $a subfields have covered the creator of the works (doing the job previously done by the 100 of the 100/240 “Spanish & English” combination we used to make).


Help me out here, please.  Thanks!