Distinguishing characteristic of expression, according to RDA’s examples:



Mark K. Ehlert                 Alma: NA02
Cataloging and Metadata        Primo: MT NA01


O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library

University of St. Thomas



  "Experience is by industry achieved // And perfected by

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

Verona," Act I, Scene iii





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. By the way, in the example of


100 1_ ǂa Langland, William, ǂd 1330?-1400? ǂt Piers Plowman ǂs (A-text). ǂl English ǂs (Covella)


is “ǂs (A-text)” merely a “distinguishing characteristic of expression” or is it a “content type”?