|FIELD BY FIELD INSTRUCTIONS||FIELD(S)||INSTRUCTIONS|
|Fixed fields||Accept all fixed fields on matching copy.
Add or change only if making a change to a variable field in the record which has a corresponding fixed field.
Add microform fixed fields if necessary.
|00X||Accept all as they stand.
Add ád to 040 if making any change to the record other than the correction of an obvious typo.
|Accept all as they appear on copy, provided that the information is substantially the same.|
|Authority controlled fields:
|Generally accept all fields as they appear on the copy, unless you already know that the AACR2 form is different.
If working with LC non-AACR2 matching copy and also in possession of LC AACR2 variant edition copy, prefer form of corresponding fields on variant edition copy.
If working with non-LC matching copy and also in possession of LC variant edition copy (whether AACR2 or not), prefer form of corresponding fields on variant edition copy.
Refer to:Recon Name Verification
|Change all 4XX fields to 490 0(blank) and delete all 8XX.
In the case of an analytic, trace the form given in parentheses as a 440.
Eliminate "Half title" phrase which sometimes precedes series statement.
Eliminate "His", "Her", "Its", "Their" phrase also.
|5XX||Use card as chief source of information.
Generally accept without alteration any 5XX field on the copy which corresponds in substance to a note on the card.
Use 590 fields for card note information which is Princeton specific, e.g.,
|6XX||Eliminate the following subdivisions:
--Addressess, essays, lectures.
|7XX||Eliminate all personal name relators (|e subfield)|
|Uniform titles fields:
|Eliminate initial articles. Adjust filing indicators if necessary.
Refer to: Initial Articles