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General errata

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  • Module code in parentheses before rule number indicates location of original text to be changed; module code after description of needed change indicates that the change has been made in that module; module code after plus "n/a" means change has been verified as not applicable to that module
  • Because subsequent printings are based on an entirely new text supplied by BSC but Cataloger's Desktop is updated manually, there is occasionally a discrepancy between print and online that is to be noted and CD to be given the correction
  • Additions to text are shown underlined; deletions are shown struck through
  • Key:
    • {B, B1}, B2, B3, B4 = Books, first through fourth printings; "not done" indicates that the intended change was inadvertently not made
    • C = Cartographic
    • G = Graphics
    • M = Music
    • MSS = Manuscripts
    • S = Serials
    • CD = Cataloger's Desktop


General errata

  1. (B)(S)(M) Change "make notes" to "make a note" when appropriate (this might not be present, though)(MSS) [EB 2008.06.29: I think this was changed in 2nd printing, but can't verify at the moment; EB 2010.06.26: I'm not sure I know "when appropriate" is] (C)
    1.  4C9.2, 7B1, 7B8, 7B10.1, 7B11, 7B17 (B3)
    2. Did not change 7B, since plural "notes" is indicated [DJL 2011.10.11 (M) (MSS)]
  2. (B1) Change (rule 7B17) to (see 7B17), ditto (rules 2C2, 4A2.2, Appendix B:1xx) [DJL 2012.11.04: Could not find rule references using either preface for 7B17 or 2C2 in B3] (B3 4A2.2)(S)(G)(MSS n/a)(C n/a) (B4: Appendix B, 1XX; App E, E2.3)
  3. (S) Change "indicate in a note" to "make a note indicating..." or other phrase, per "Wording" style section, see also 0C2 and 0C3, below. (B4)(G)(MSS)(C)(M)
    1.  0C2, 0C3, 0F2.2, 1B5, B5.1: 5xx fields
    2. Examined and decided to retain instances of "Make a note to indicate"--a quick skim suggests that this usage occurs when the note is required (B4)
  4. When addressing fictitious or incorrect information, use "actual" instead of real [Approved by DJL, EB, LMT November 2011; no need for a DPC] (B3: 4A4, 4B9, 4C5, 4D2.4) (G)(C)(MSS)(M)
  5. Change "thesaurus" to "vocabulary" [added 2011.10.19; agreed to by DJL, EB, and LMT; no need for a DPC] (B3: 5C1.5; 5C1.5 footnote, 7A1.4, Appendix B, 655) (G)(MSS: "controlled vocabulary" also used for clarity)(C)(M n/a)(B4)
    1.  Exception for language in X.1.3 provided by LC
  6. Regularize to "if considered important" (a couple have "if it is considered important").(G)(MSS)(C) (M); also found "if they are considered important")(G)(M) (MSS)(B4: 4A2.2, 7B5, 7B7.2, 7B8)
  7. Regularize to "unless apparent from the rest of the description" (as opposed to "unless it is apparent" or "unless this is apparent"). (C)(MSS)(G)(M n/a)(B4: 7B2.1)
  8. (B)(S) Remove all instances of "(see 0G)" from its stock phrase, i.e., "Transcribe ... information in the form and order in which it is presented in the source, unless instructed otherwise by specific rules (see 0G)." [as pointed out by Dave Reser of LC PSD, and agreed to by the DSG 8 July 2013; in an attempt to reduce clutter, instances are not listed individually on this wiki because it's easy to search-and-replace]. (G)(C: n/a because added explicit instructions on order and transposition in 0G instead (LC had pointed out that 0G only covered form); as agreed in DSG meeting 2014-02-28) (MSS)(M n/a)(B4: 1A3, 2A3, 4A3.1, 6A3, H2.1)
  9. (B)(S) Search and replace the words "work" and "item" as needed when they're not used in their WEMI sense. Possible substitutions include: publication, resource, and material (per DSG meeting 2013-06-03).(G)(M-partial; needs some more)(B4: 4B10.2 "works" to "resources" -- 7A1.2: "work" to "publication"; decided "item" in 5B8.2 was appropriate"
  10. (B)(S) Square brackets around supplied information will no longer enclose multiple elements within the same area, per ISBD Consolidated (which says "When successive elements within the same area are obtained from outside the prescribed sources of information, each is enclosed in its own pair of square brackets.") (G)(C)(MSS n/a)(M)(B4)
  11. (B)(S)(G) Delete comma before "if considered important" when occurs at end of sentence. (C) (M) (MSS) (B4)
  12. (B)(S)(G) Change all MARC delimiters to dollar signs (per LC request, so CDS doesn't have to do this prior to Cataloger's Desktop markup); however, if we want to maintain two versions of DCRM documents, one with MARC delimiters posted on rbms.info and another with delimiters converted to dollar signs, we can do that. (C: making one version only, with dollar signs) (MSS: same as C - making one version only, with dollar signs)(B4)
  13. (G) Incorporate the term 'brevigraph' in text referring symbols of contraction used in accordance with the manuscript tradition following dcrmg usage.
    1. 0G6.2, 1st example comment: Replace "symbol of contraction" with "brevigraph--a special mark of contraction in continuance of the manuscript tradition--" (B4)
    2. 0G6.2, 2nd example comment: Replace "symbol of contraction" with "brevigraph" (B4)
    3. 0G8.2, 1st sentence: Replace "special marks of contraction" with "brevigraphs" (B4)
    4. 0G8.2, 3rd sentence: Replace "contraction" with "brevigraph" (B4)
    5. 0G8.2, final sentence: "If the meaning of a contraction brevigraph is conjectural or unknown, apply the bracketing ... " (B4)
    6. 4A3.3, 1st sentence: "If the elements are not grammatically separable ... supply missing elements and expanded brevigraphs in square brackets as needed (see 0G6 and 0G8.2)." (B4) 
    7. 7B9.2, 1st sentence: "If the gatherings are signed with a mark of contraction brevigraph (a special mark of contraction in continuance of the manuscript tradition) ..." (B4)
    8. Appendix F: F2. ... 0G8.2: "If the title proper ... expansions of brevigraphs (specialearly marks of contraction), provide ... ignoring the marks of contractionbrevigraphs." (B4)
    9. Appendix G: G1. Introduction: "This appendix provides guidance ... conventions of contraction, known as brevigraphs." (B4)
    10. Appendix G: G3: Change heading: Early contractions  Brevigraphs (early contractions)  (B4)
    11. Appendix G: G3: "According to the instructions for transcription in rule 0G8.2, brevigraphs, or symbols of contraction used in continuance of the manuscript tradition, are ... The values of many contractionsbrevigraphs are dependent ..." (B4)
    12. Appendix G: G3, boxed table: Change title: Early contractions Brevigraphs (B4)
    13. Appendix G: G3, boxed table: Row for Christus, replace "contraction" with "brevigraph" (B4)
    14. Glossary: Add entry: "Brevigraph. Today, a largely archaic convention of contraction in continuance of the manuscript tradition. 



Comments (1)

Deborah J. Leslie said

at 11:31 am on Aug 24, 2019

Kim & DJL finished 2019-08-24

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