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In this case, you can omit the subfield codes but retain or add punctuation
as follows:

372 $a Real property--Valuation $2 lcsh ($x becomes --)
373 $a Columbia University. Department of Philosophy. $2 naf ($b dropped)

Matthew



On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Rachel Shaevel <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

>  Hi everyone,
>
>
>
> Long time lurker here.  I’ve been in a confusing situation a couple of
> times already that I could use some help with.  What if there’s an awesome
> LCSH that I want to use for a corporate body NAR in the 372 (field of
> activity), but the heading has a subfield x?  Right now I’m working on an
> authority record for a board of real estate assessors, and the heading I
> want to use in the 372 is Real property ǂx Valuation (sh 85111745.)  Is
> there a way to shove all that into the subfield a and still call it an LC
> heading?  Should I go looking for a more appropriate controlled
> vocabulary?  Skip the field altogether?  Eat some cookies?  I hope I’m not
> missing something really simple.
>
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Rachel
>
>
>
> Rachel Shaevel
> Metadata Librarian
> Department of Technology, Content and Innovation
> Chicago Public Library
> Harold Washington Library Center
> 400 S. State St.
> Chicago, IL 60605
>
> P: (312) 747-4660
> [log in to unmask]
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>
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Matthew C. Haugen
Rare Book Cataloger
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