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Hi,

The request should be honored and if possible in the note please do not add
his birth year as in the example bellow:

*no2007041399*

*Email from Dr. Demers, 4/12/2007 ǂb (Per his request, birth date of 1962
removed from name hdgs.)*


-violeta


On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 2:10 PM Monaco,Michael J <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Nathan’s suggestion seems appropriate.
>
> FWIW here are a couple of example 670s for authors who requested their
> year of birth be removed:
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> *no2007041399*
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> *Email from Dr. Demers, 4/12/2007 ǂb (Per his request, birth date of 1962
> removed from name hdgs.)*
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> no2014050869
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> Email from author, Oct. 5, 2009 ǂb (I have published exclusively under the
> name of David Engel and request that this be the name used in the LC
> authority file (even though that name is not unique); also request that no
> date of birth be indicated)
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> Mike Monaco
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> Coordinator, Cataloging Services
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> 261B Bierce Library
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> The University of Akron
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> Akron, Ohio 44325-1712
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> Office: 330-972-2446
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> https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7244-5154
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> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Netanel Ganin
> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:01 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [PCCLIST] Adding Ph.D. to authority record for an author
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> I agree with Rich. I interpret the Exception at 9.2.2.4 broadly:
> "Exception If a person’s preference is known to be different from normal
> usage, follow that preference when choosing the part of the name to be
> recorded as the first element."
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> That is, a person's preference for their own name's appearance supersedes
> what the rules dictate up to the point where it would create actual
> bibliographic havoc in the database. Adding a 667 note for future
> catalogers could also mitigate someone who had not communicated with the
> author from flipping the heading thinking they'd found the date.
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> best,
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> Netanel Ganin
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> *he/his/him*
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> *Any opinions in this email are solely those of Netanel Ganin and not to
> be construed or represented as those of any institution.*
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> On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 1:55 PM Richard Murray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> I think the fact that the author has said he doesn’t want his date of
> birth to appear in his heading makes it effectively “not available.”
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> I would probably go ahead and use “Ph. D.,” citing the author’s
> preference, but you could also use something like “Writer on astronomy” (or
> whatever) or “Of Oregon State University.”
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> Rich
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> Rich Murray
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> Principal Cataloger
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> Catalog Librarian for Spanish and Portuguese Languages | Rare Books |
> Sequential Art
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> Duke University Libraries
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> Durham, North Carolina, USA
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> *From:* Program for Cooperative Cataloging <[log in to unmask]> *On
> Behalf Of *Sapon-White, Richard
> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:26 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [PCCLIST] Adding Ph.D. to authority record for an author
>
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>
> An author of a dissertation at our institution contacted me to ask that we
> remove his year of birth from the access point for his name on the
> dissertation’s (and thesis’s) bib records.  If we do that, his name
> conflicts with another in WorldCat.  I do have his middle initial, but when
> asked if we could use his middle name to distinguish his name, he gave a
> long answer why he didn’t want his middle name used.  I asked if he could
> provide his profession and he refused to give one.  He is in the military
> and with reference to the above possible additions to his name, he cites
> his being in the military.  He is okay about us using “Ph. D.” as an
> addition to his name.
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> I could just go ahead and do that, but I looked at RDA and the relevant LC
> Policy Statements.  RDA 9.19.1.7, Other Term of Rank, Honour, or Office,
> specifically states:
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> Include a term indicative of rank, honour, or office if the term appears
> with the name (see 9.4.1.9
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Furldefense.proofpoint.com%2Fv2%2Furl%3Fu%3Dhttp-3A__access.rdatoolkit.org_document.php-3Fid-3Drdachp9-26target-3Drda9-2D11593-23rda9-2D11593%26d%3DDwMFAg%26c%3DimBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc%26r%3DmC4j06dZXbHsQXNjgNJGhibeVqMVPX33M6fqWgrEggw%26m%3DDH9rPl5ph_hcKXojhNbDs69t6KnzTmLlIIK8UfdCAU8%26s%3DTVlABpQgfamlEEjBiQUTSiqH0D_MZ7XMvMf4c8VI3LM%26e%3D&data=02%7C01%7Cmmonaco%40UAKRON.EDU%7C99bbc4436a4f4cd8a5bb08d62e114ee9%7Ce8575dedd7f94ecea4aa0b32991aeedd%7C1%7C0%7C636747049213828813&sdata=oKTSr0Zw%2B7OC%2FSQzJVBm%2FOnH0KDn7e%2BA32dqqUq4bnQ%3D&reserved=0>)
> and if needed to distinguish one authorized access point from another.
> Include this element when the person's date of birth or date of death is
> not available (see 9.19.1.3
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Furldefense.proofpoint.com%2Fv2%2Furl%3Fu%3Dhttp-3A__access.rdatoolkit.org_document.php-3Fid-3Drdachp9-26target-3Drda9-2D5621-23rda9-2D5621%26d%3DDwMFAg%26c%3DimBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc%26r%3DmC4j06dZXbHsQXNjgNJGhibeVqMVPX33M6fqWgrEggw%26m%3DDH9rPl5ph_hcKXojhNbDs69t6KnzTmLlIIK8UfdCAU8%26s%3DMwZEelUXS1s6KmK-7GTcJetDD_L_RWgwjw4PYXPy0Zw%26e%3D&data=02%7C01%7Cmmonaco%40UAKRON.EDU%7C99bbc4436a4f4cd8a5bb08d62e114ee9%7Ce8575dedd7f94ecea4aa0b32991aeedd%7C1%7C0%7C636747049213838825&sdata=VydtqGhzTZZnNJtQJc15dbg0irTRB9wi4SVLcu%2FoGqk%3D&reserved=0>
> ).
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> “Ph. D.” is given as an example of such a term.  Of the 3 conditions
> specified in the rule, only the need to distinguish from another authorized
> access point is me. None of his 3 publications (thesis, dissertation, and a
> journal article) use Ph. D. after his name, although it is obvious from the
> dissertation that he has the degree.  His birth date is available, so the 3
> rd condition in the rule is not met – that is how this situation began.
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> Is this the point where cataloger’s judgment kicks in?  Should I not be a
> stickler for rules and just drop his birth date and add the Ph. D.?  I
> intend to create an authority record in addition to changing the access
> points on the bib records.
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> Thanks for your input.
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> Richard
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> Richard E. Sapon-White, Head
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> Cataloging and Metadata Services
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> Oregon State University Libraries
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