I’m cribbing from a recent PCCLIST message. It is also helpful to add a 667 note on the record to be deleted as in the examples below.


British Library:

667  Duplicate record; reported for deletion in favor of [LCCN] (date)

Harvard Library

667  Duplicate record, reported for deletion in favor of [LCCN] ([date])


Thanks, Larry


Larry Heiman

Catalog Librarian & NACO Coordinator

Yale University Library

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From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Moore, Richard
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2:39 AM
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] 2 NARs for the same person


Decide which is best to keep, add any necessary data to it and ask [log in to unmask] to delete the other one. LC will add the 040 $z.







Richard Moore

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The British Library


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From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Ivan E Calimano
Sent: 16 May 2018 06:38
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Subject: [PCCLIST] 2 NARs for the same person



What to do when you have 2 authority records for the same person? Both were from NACO contributors. One is coded for RDA and the other is not. They were input within a month of each other. Merging the pre-rda into the RDA? request a deletion of both and create a new one? Update the RDA record with more information and request the other one to be deleted? Move the 010 from this one to the $z into the rda record?

Please advice. Thanks.



Iván E Calimano, PhD
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