Give the corporate body in the note as it appears on the piece; it need not be given as it is established in the name authority file.

When the first issuing body is given in the statement of responsibility, do not restate it in the issuing bodies note; however, if it is given only in field 260, repeat it in the 550 note. (6) Example:

The issuing bodies note can become lengthy and hard to read when there have been several changes, particularly those involving government bodies with hierarchies. For this reason, try to be as brief as possible. For example, include introductory words only at the beginning of the note. In the following example it is not necessary to repeat the entire hierarchy the second time around. Example:

See also:

13.5. Issuing bodies notes