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Thanks, Mark!  I figured this would be easy to answer for someone who knows what he's doing.

Pete Wilson
Vanderbilt University

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From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Ehlert, Mark K.
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:44 PM
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] Deleted LCGFT headings: Feminist films and New wave films

From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Wilson, Pete
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:32 PM
> 
> Our authorities coordinator tells us that two LCGFT authority records 
> have been deleted:
> Feminist films
> New wave films
> We’re confused.  Presumably there is a philosophy in place that says 
> these don’t work as genre/form headings.  I’m thinking there’s an easy 
> answer I’m missing.  What is it?

See the February 2016 LCSH Editorial Meeting notes; scroll to the bottom to the Genre/Form Terms section and look over the second part.

http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/saco/cpsoed/psd-160215.html


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