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Undifferentiated Personal Names in RDA Cataloging

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Undifferentiated Personal Names in Resource Description and Access (RDA) Cataloging Rules: guidelines, best practices, and examples
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What is a Name Authority Record for PersonWhat is an undifferentiated Name Authority RecordWhat is the latest best practice on undifferentiated Name Authority RecordMaintenance of existing undifferentiated recordsExamples of maintenance of undifferentiated Name Authority RecordsRDA attributes to create a unique authorized access point for the person being establishedQuestions and Answers Author: Salman Haider[Revised 2016-02-16 | Written 2014-02-02]

What is a Name Authority Record for Person: According to Glossary of Library & Information Science of Librarianship Studies and Information Technology blog  Name Authority Record is a record which gives the authoritative form (the form selected for a heading) of a personal name in the library catalog or the file of bibliographic records, and are listed in an authority file containing headings of lib…

Date of Publication Distribution Copyright in RDA & MARC 21 Field 264 Examples

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Date of Publication, Distribution, and Copyright in Resource Description and Access (RDA) Cataloging Rules & MARC 264 Examples
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Core ElementHow Date of Publication is definedWhere the Rules are for Date of Publication in RDAWhat are the Sources of Information for Date of Publication in RDAHow is Date of Publication Transcribed / Recorded in Resource Description and Access (RDA)Dates of the Non-Gregorian or Julian Calendar; Dates in the Form of ChronogramRDA ExamplesWhat to do if the date on the resource is incorrectMultipart Monographs, Serials, and Integrating ResourcesDate of Publication not Identified in a Single-Part ResourceRDA Cataloging Examples of DatesSupplying Dates (Date of Publication Not Identified in the Resource)Importance of Supplying Probable Place and Date of PublicationExamples of Supplying Publication DataOther RDA Examples of DatesDate of DistributionWhere the Rules are for Date of Distribution in RDAWhat are the Sources of Information for Date…

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