Thank you all for your comments and suggestions.  Life is better.

Cheers

B
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From: Ehlert, Mark K. <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 4:24 PM
Subject: RE: [PCCLIST] Updating UT/expression language authorities
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My go-to instructions for this scenario are found in the “Summary of Programmatic Changes to the LC/NACO Authority File.”  See item #3 on page 4:

 

http://www.loc.gov/aba/rda/pdf/lcnaf_rdaphase.pdf#page=4

 

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Cataloging and Metadata        Primo: MT NA01

  Librarian

O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library

University of St. Thomas

<http://www.stthomas.edu/libraries/>

 

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the swift course of time"--Shakespeare, "Two Gentlemen of

Verona," Act I, Scene iii

 

 

 

 

From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Robert M. TALBOTT
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2018 6:14 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: [PCCLIST] Updating UT/expression language authorities

 

Hello folks:

 

I've been seeing a lot of RDA records with 130 [title].$l [language 1] & [language 2] authorities attached of late.  I can't tell you how sad this makes me.

 

My sense of the matter of updating these records is to create a new authority for each language if it doesn't yet exist in the AF, and request cancellation of original.  Is this correct?

 

I looked high and low for official documentation, and the closest I came was a PCC list thread from 2013, which confirmed my assumption, but the smart money says, "Ask first, then do the work."

 

Cheers

Bob

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Bob Talbott
Principal cataloger/Hebraica cataloger
UC Berkeley
250 Moffitt
Berkeley, CA 94720




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Bob Talbott

Principal cataloger/Hebraica cataloger

UC Berkeley

250 Moffitt

Berkeley, CA 94720

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