LC Guidelines:  008/10  Descriptive cataloging rules

NACO:

For newly created name/series authority records code "z" is the only value used.

When existing NARs using codes "a", "b", "c", or "d" are modified in any way, they are re-coded to RDA and the 008/10 code is changed accordingly.  Exceptions to this guideline are found in the Descriptive Cataloging Manual Z1 008/10 section.

Do not use codes:  a, b, d, n, fill character ( | )

SACO:

Always use code n.


LC:

NAMES/SERIES:

For newly created name/series authority records code "z" is the only value used.

When existing NARs using codes "a", "b", "c", or "d" are modified in any way, they are re-coded to RDA and the 008/10 code is changed accordingly.  Exceptions to this guideline are found in the Descriptive Cataloging Manual Z1 008/10 section.

Do not use codes:  a, b, d, fill character ( | )

LC uses code n (Not applicable) in traced reference records (008/09, code c).

SUBJECTS:

Always use code n.

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