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Augmentation of Existing Cataloging Records

Page history last edited by adavis@folger.edu 11 years, 4 months ago

Includes all pre-1801 imprints cataloged in the ESTC project or since 2000, and open stack books 1901- Cataloger I, working from database reports

  • pull up record in Hamnet
  • add uniform title for play
  • add field 752 for place(s) of publication
  • if feasible, delete topical subject headings (e.g., 650 Fathers and daughters, &c.) and literary form headings (e.g., 655 Tragicomedy &c.) from records.
  • scrutinize the record for
    • publishers and other names associated with publication or distribution
    • printers and other names associated with manufacture
    • printmakers and other names associated with illustration
    • former owners
  • search LC/NACO Authority file, and add established headings to the Hamnet record with appropriate relator terms
  • identify any non-provenance headings needing NACO establishment
    • make a place-holder heading, trying for correct form
    • add heading in green to Unauthorized Headings spreadsheet (G://PicturingShakespeare/Cataloging and Recon/Authority Work)
    • list any references consulted and any notes regarding difficulties in attribution

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