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Quick Guide to LC in RLIN

See: Examples

Monographs
DCLC Records
EL
CC
ST
Category of
Record Action
Action
9110
p
full level Take into account
1
9120
 
full level; item not in hand Take into account
8
9660
p
CIP Take into account
7
9550
p
minimal level cataloging For authority work, follow the
special treatment for MLC headings

9650

Used in older records
5
9990
p
partial (preliminary level) Ignore

DCLP, DCLH, DCLN Records
EL
CC
ST
Category of
Record Action
Action
911x
p
full level Take into account
7
955x
p
Minimal level cataloging For authority work, follow the
special treatment for MLC headings


s
minimal level cataloging Cataloging still in process; ignore
5
955x
s
partial (preliminary level) Ignore
Serial Records
042 must be present and contain:
At least one of the codes lc or lcd, but not nlc Take record into account
The code nlc regardless of other codes Ignore record; Follow Procedure for Canadian headings
No one of the codes lc, lcd, nlc Apply the special treatment described for MLC headings
Solely an x code or 040 áb =fre Ignore record

Examples

Less than fully authenticated serial record (treat as LC MLC)

Pre-AACR2 serial record (treat as full-level LC in RLIN)