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Q:  If an edition is listed on the front cover, is this something that would be included in a note?

 A: No, just in the edition tag.  The sources of information for edition statement include all preliminary pages.  The edition on the front cover can be used only if the front cover is the only place you see the edition statement.

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Q.  Should I put “edited by” in brackets, since it’s not on the title page, but on the cover, or should I just leave it off? Is this the correct protocol for something not found on the chief source?

A.  It would be ok, but not necessary. Yes, you are correct. Anything taken outside the prescribed sources is always places in these brackets. [ ]

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Q.  I had a question about the edition tag — if an item has wording that implies that a book is a first edition but doesn’t flat-out say, “First Edition,” would we include that in the record? Or would we leave it blank because no formal edition statement was made on the item?

A.  Do not include a 250 unless you see the edition statement written on the source.  You would leave it blank.

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Q.  One of the examples lists an editor after the edition.  When exactly should we do that?

A.  If you have an edition statement immediately followed by a statement of responsibility, then that person goes in Area 2 as the statement of responsibility for that edition (and not in Area 1).  But only if it appears on the source as such.  For example, if you have third edition by Jane Potee, Jane belongs with Area 2.

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Q.  Is there a resource for general examples for practice and/or reference that might help us check our work for Ex. 1?

A.  Use the help documents in Oncourse.  Examples can be found in the Area 1-8 document and the Maxwell book. Review the practice title answer keys.

Practice and sample records are very good sources. You learn cataloging by examples.

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Q. What if a record doesn’t have a 250?

A. If there is no edition statement found then the record will not have a 250.  The Edition Statement is NOT mandatory. You just skip it or delete the field.  You must find an edition statement on the prescribed sources in order to add one to your description.

A. If there is no edition statement found then the record will not have a 250.  The Edition Statement is NOT mandatory. You just skip it or delete the field.  You must find an edition statement on the prescribed sources in order to add one to your description.

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Q. Further clarification on abbreviations and capitalization: I understand that you would not abbreviate “Books” as “Bks.”, but would you capitalize “Books” since it is part of the edition statement?

A. If you have a proper name or in the case a corp. body, you do not abbreviate those terms.

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