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Choice of Cataloging Copy

When choosing copy for recons, choose in the following order:


Matching copy over
Variant edition copy
Matching copy will have the same information in the following areas: der
    Title (245)
    Edition (250)
    Publication (260)
Variations in fullness of the information are not significant.

  • Anything else is Variant Edition copy. cre *

  • LC Copy over
    Member copy
    LC Copy: CC: 9110 or 9120
    Member Copy: anything else

    AACR2 Copy over
    non-AACR2 copy
    AACR2 copy: DCF: a
    non-AACR2 copy: anything else

    Return to: Recon Cataloging With Copy

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