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Hello,
	I would say that this record is incorrect. In LC-PCC PS for 1.4 under 
Special Letters, Diacritical Marks, and Punctuation Marks, we're still 
instructed to transcribe "ess-zet" (ß) as "ss."

Robert J. Rohrbacher

On 6/2/2015 9:02 AM, Benjamin A Abrahamse wrote:
> I have always been told that, even though it appears in the MARC
> character set, we do not transcribe es-zett (ß, U+00DF), instead
> recording it as "ss". This, I was made to understand, is for indexing
> purposes.
>
> But it appears in the following PCC record:
>
> OCLC #904241025
>
> LCCN:  2015394286
>
> Chronik meiner Straße
>
> Is this now acceptable/required under RDA and PCC policy to record it as
> a single character?
>
> Thanks,
> Ben
>
> Benjamin Abrahamse
>
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>
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>
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>
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>

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