Would there be an instance where you would assign one but not the other?


From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Violeta Ilik
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2018 9:07 AM
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] Fiction genres vs. --Fiction




Not sure why would you want to flip 650 Subject Added Entry--Topical Term to 655  Index Term--Genre/Form. They are different.


More info here: https://www.oclc.org/bibformats/en/6xx/650.html

and here: https://www.oclc.org/bibformats/en/6xx/655.html




On Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 9:56 AM, John Lavalie <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

What's the difference between


650 Werewolves--Fiction.


655 Werewolf fiction.   ?



I think there is no difference and I'm considering flipping (locally) those 650s to 655s.  Is there a difference I'm missing?



John Lavalie | Cataloging and Metadata Specialist | Des Plaines Public Library | http://dppl.org