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Thanks Richard and Janis. I did not think the check the tentative list for
such deletions. Glad to know the ideal turnaround time.

Happy weekend,
Casey

On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 12:34 PM, Young, Janis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi, Casey,
>
>
> We rely on PCC members to report superseded LC subject headings for
> individual fictitious and legendary characters, mythological beings,
> deities, and animals with proper names.  The duplicate record that you
> found was not reported until June of this year, and it appears on this
> month’s tentative list.  When superseded records are reported to us
> immediately, the lag time is 2-3 months; it depends on when the
> cancellation proposal is received in relation to where we are in the
> monthly list process.  If we receive a proposal just before a tentative
> list closes, the delete can be approved in as little as six weeks.
>
>
>
> Thanks for asking,
>
> Janis
>
>
>
>
>
> Janis L. Young
>
> Policy and Standards Division
>
> Library of Congress
>
>
>
> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> GOV] *On Behalf Of *Casey Mullin
> *Sent:* Tuesday, August 02, 2016 10:00 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [PCCLIST] Duplicate authority records for fictitious entities
>
>
>
> Hello all,
>
>
>
> I'm aware that fictitious persons are being re-established in the NAF over
> time, with their corresponding LCSH records cancelled. My question is how
> long of a lag time can be expected between the NAR being created and the
> subject AR being cancelled.
>
>
>
> Example:
>
>
>
> Bolitar, Myron ǂc (Fictitious character) (nb2015010879; created *June 10,
> 2015* [nearly 14 months ago])
>
> Bolitar, Myron (Fictitious character) (sh 97001333; still in the OCLC copy
> of the LCSH file)
>
>
>
> Is this oversight on the part of the NAR creator? Or is this just how
> backed up LC is on this project?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Casey
>
> --
>
> Casey A. Mullin
>
> Music Cataloger
>
> BookOps
>
> New York Public Library
>



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Casey A. Mullin
Music Cataloger
BookOps
New York Public Library