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Hello,

We are not trained for editing series authorities, and we are moving to vendor processing with LC SARs, so reviewing our local notes.

I am hoping that one of the PCC sites who edit series records could look into this problem:

If you search CBC Massey lectures series in VIAF, you will see the Library and Archives Canada record for the series, which has

641   a  Do not use year of lecture as numbering. Do not number series by ordinal sequence (1st, 2nd, 3rd series, etc.).

In the NAF, CBC Massey lectures series appears as 430s on 2 different SARs.

The earlier 010 n 86800880 has numbering as 23rd ser., however this data was supplied in the bib record, and almost all series entries lack numbering in OCLC; one or 2 have supplied year of lecture.

Would anyone be able to investigate, then update the SARs in the NAF? I could then fix the OCLC records accordingly; these sometimes have 2 series statements due to the 430s being identical on 2 different SARs.

Regards, Karen

Karen Jensen
Head, Cataloguing and Collection Maintenance
Concordia University Libraries
Collection Services
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