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Archive for September, 2014

Unnecessary Notes

Q.  Why was the display face, the text face and the book designer not included in the notes section and if it were, would it be listed in the physical description?

A. Since we are not doing archival description (this is not a rare or valuable book) you do not need notes about the display face, text face, etc.

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Medal Winner Note

Q. What is the order of notes for note that Hesse’s Out of the Dust is a medal winner?

A. The fact that it is a medal winner is important.  This is a general note and is coded with a 500 tag. In AACR2 it falls under:

2.7B1. Nature, scope, or artistic form

Which as you can see is one of the very first notes, so it will be added above all other notes.

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