Older records – what to look out for:Edit

Type of work (top right hand corner of Alto screen)

Language materials – printed, rather than ‘unrecognised’

100.10 Make sure to check for merging in authority file Change any 100.20 to 100.10 Change any *r to *c for dates after a name

245.00 Check for spelling and capital letters

260.00 Check for abbreviations of publishers and single dates e.g. Mar 97 should be 1997

300.00 Check book for Roman numerals and page numbers e.g. xiii, 256 p.*c22 cm

650.00 Look out for *x and *v e.g. *vBiography

In Items make sure Site is GL and correct Format is used.

Reviewed 9/6/10 JCB

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