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Right. (1) The use of all caps is a design decision on the part of the book
designer, and (2) "title page transcription" does not extend to the
vicissitudes of fashions in book design.

Ann

On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 4:57 PM, Paige G. Andrew <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Definitely understand your frustrations Pete, those records with title and
> other text in all caps just 'cause it appears that way on the source (and
> in many cases that I've seen even done under AACR2) have always bugged me.
>
> Paige
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> *From: *"Wilson, Pete" <[log in to unmask]>
> *To: *[log in to unmask]
> *Sent: *Thursday, January 25, 2018 5:46:50 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [PCCLIST] Quotations
>
> Certainly, but sometimes the jacket is cited explicitly.  Perhaps
> sometimes an online source is used and the jacket inaccurately cited as the
> source.
>
>
>
> This is obviously not a major issue.  I was letting off a little steam,
> perhaps for not much point.  But I do think some catalogers may not
> entirely grasp what quotation marks mean.  Quoted text is a bugaboo for
> me—I’m annoyed, for example, when text in a book includes a title, fully
> capitalized, but the text is transcribed (in quotes) using cataloging rules
> for capitalization.
>
>
>
> Pete Wilson
>
> Vanderbilt University
>
>
>
> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> GOV] *On Behalf Of *Paige G. Andrew
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:35 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [PCCLIST] Quotations
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>
>
> Have you considered that the cataloger copy and pasted this from a website
> and that the summary on the website differed somewhat from what is on the
> dust jacket or other location on the book?
>
>
>
> Paige
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> *From: *"Ann Heinrichs" <[log in to unmask]>
> *To: *[log in to unmask]
> *Sent: *Thursday, January 25, 2018 5:26:27 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [PCCLIST] Quotations
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>
> Wow, Pete. That's quite a switcheroo from the more common sin of
> plagiarism ... to put quotes around a made-up narrative, as opposed to
> putting no quotes around a genuine narrative. I have never seen this
> phenomenon. One is called plagiarism. I wonder what the other one is
> called. "Putting words in someone's mouth"?
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Wilson, Pete <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> I am curious:  Why do catalogers routinely rewrite descriptions like those
> found in jacket copy, but leave the result in quotations, as if they were
> quoting directly from the jacket?
>
> Maybe catalogers need training as journalists.
>
> Pete Wilson
> Vanderbilt University
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