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PCCLIST readers,

 

At my desk: Laurie Lee :  a folio /  by Jessy Lee.  OCLC 870426566 

 

In this book the late English celebrity Laurie Lee, who is best known as an author, has an anthology of paintings, drawings and poems, compiled by his daughter Jessy, who wrote the extensive biographical commentary (and has been given main entry).   This additional field was present:

70012Lee, Laurie. ǂt Works. ǂk Selections.

 

It appears that the existing field is doing double duty.  Presumably, catalogers considered the entry for the work/expression, whichever it is (it looks like it covers both) to be adequate.  But no relationship designator was present. 

 

Would you edit the existing field to include one?  Thus:

70012Lee, Laurie, ǂe artist. ǂt Works. ǂk Selections.

 

Or would you add a field, thus:

7001 Lee, Laurie, ǂe artist.

70012Lee, Laurie. ǂt Works. ǂk Selections.

 

Furthermore: the book consists not only of art works but textual ones.  To provide a relationship designator for the text, would you put:

 

70012Lee, Laurie, ǂe artist, ǂe author. ǂt Works. ǂk Selections.

or

7001 Lee, Laurie, ǂe artist.

7001 Lee, Laurie, ǂe author.

70012Lee, Laurie. ǂt Works. ǂk Selections.

 

Sincerely - Ian

 

Ian Fairclough

Cataloging and Metadata Services Librarian

George Mason University

703-993-2938

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