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Thanks, all! This is what happens when I come in to work extra on a Sunday
- the mind muddles easily.

I have upgraded Louis W. Bookheim's record to include Jr. (as well as birth
and death dates I found). I am changing the latter Louis W. Bookheim to
Bookheim, Louis W.

On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 7:10 PM, Adam L. Schiff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Others have already provided info about the author using Jr. in some of
> his publications, and that will be sufficient to break a conflict.  But to
> comment on some other things, I’ve added comments in red:
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> You wrote: “I was inclined to establish the name as Bookheim, Bill $q
> (Louis W.).”
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> Only if “Bill Bookheim” is the most commonly used form of his name or the
> name by which he is best known would you choose that as the person’s
> preferred form of name.  Nothing you provided us leads me to think that
> “Bill Bookheim” is his preferred name according to RDA.  Including his
> nickname in parentheses does not indicate to me that his preferred forename
> is what is in the parentheses.  The 670s must show that he is commonly
> known as “Bill Bookheim”.
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> Also, if there is no conflict with any other Bill Bookheim, there’s no
> need to add a $q qualifier.
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> You wrote: “Which is a better (or more acceptable) construction:
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> Bookheim, Louis W. $c (Law librarian) (with a cross reference to Bookheim,
> Bill)
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> or
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> Bookheim, Bill $q (Louis W.)”
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> Neither RDA nor PCC expresses an order of precedence for which addition to
> use.  The choice of qualifier between $q and $c is cataloger judgment.
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> Also, as far as I am aware, whoever says that it is not permissible to
> give the fuller form of name as a qualifier when a nickname is given as
> part of a preferred or variant name is incorrect.   The definition of
> “fuller form of name” (RDA 9.5) is: “A name or names associated with a
> person that includes the fuller form of a part of any name represented only
> by an initial, abbreviation, or shortened or otherwise modified variant in
> the form chosen as the preferred name and/or a part of the name not
> included in the form chosen as the preferred name.”  I think that “Bill”
> can be considered a “shortened or otherwise modified variant” of
> “William”.   It is true, however, that RDA 9.5.1.3 does not include any
> examples of this situation.  If there is documentation from PCC that
> disallows this kind of fuller form of name, I’d like to be pointed to it.
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> Adam Schiff
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> University of Washington Libraries
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> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> GOV] *On Behalf Of *Alexis Zirpoli
> *Sent:* Monday, July 03, 2017 11:39 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Personal name authority question - preferred name for another
> Bookheim, Louis W.
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>
> Greetings,
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> I am the NACO coordinator at my library, but I'm newer to this than my
> co-workers who submit NARs to me for adding to the NAF. Recently someone
> submitted a NAR to me for Bookheim, Louis W. $c (Law librarian). This Louis
> W. Bookheim wrote a book under that name, but the book advertisement
> referred to him as Louis W. (Bill) Bookheim. Research online indicates that
> he was commonly referred to as Bill.
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> There is another record for Bookheim, Louis W. who appears to be the
> father of the author for the book in hand (research of the first Bookheim
> leads me to believe that he is a "Jr."). Hence the need to qualify the more
> recent NAR for Louis W. Bookheim.
>
>
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> I was inclined to establish the name as Bookheim, Bill $q (Louis W.).
> However, the person who submitted this record to me said that it's not okay
> to qualify a nickname in $q (it doesn't say this in RDA or MARC formats
> documentation - I was informed that prior to RDA it was not allowed).
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> I would like to know your collective wisdom on this topic. Which is a
> better (or more acceptable) construction:
>
>
>
> Bookheim, Louis W. $c (Law librarian) (with a cross reference to Bookheim,
> Bill)
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>
>
> or
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> Bookheim, Bill $q (Louis W.)
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> Thanks!
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> - Alexis
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> --
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> Alexis Zirpoli
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> Cataloging Services Librarian
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> Interim Continuations & Collection Management Services Unit Leader
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> University of Michigan Law Library
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University of Michigan Law Library
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