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Advisory statements are used in catalog records and other public documents (such as Folgerpedia articles) when we cannot guarantee the content is complete, accurate, or current.  
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Advisory statements are used in catalog records and other public documents to indicate that the content is known to have shaky foundations, and may or may not be accurate and complete. However, the absence of an advisory statement is not a guarantee of accuracy and completeness.  
  
 
==Catalog records==
 
==Catalog records==
  
When catalog records in [[Hamnet]] carry an advisory statement, it's usually for books that that have been bought but not yet been subjected to the scrutiny of a professional cataloger. This may be true even though the records look full and detailed, thanks to the economy of [[shared cataloging]]. The other occasion is when old catalog cards have been re-keyed by a vendor (as often happens with [[retrospective conversion]]). Folger catalogers call these notes HBCNs (Handy butt-cover notes).  
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When a catalog record in [[Hamnet]] carries an advisory statement, it's usually for one of two situations:
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* it's re-keyed from an old catalog card by a vendor (as often happens with [[retrospective conversion]]);
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* it's an accession record representing material that has been bought, but not yet been subjected to the scrutiny of a professional cataloger. This may be true even though the records look full and detailed, thanks to the economy of [[shared cataloging]].
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Folger staff call this note an HBCN (handy butt-cover note).  
  
 
===HBCNs for vault material===
 
===HBCNs for vault material===
  Measurements from Folger catalog card. Not verified.
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'''Bibliographic record'''
  This record contains unverified data from a re-keying contract and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
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  This record represents material that has not yet been cataloged. It may contain incorrect or incomplete information. Please consult Curator for assistance.  
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500 Measurements from Folger catalog card. Not verified. ‡5 DFo
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500 This record contains unverified data from a re-keying contract and may contain incorrect or incomplete information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
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500 This record contains unverified data from catalog cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
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500  This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
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500  This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. The "FAST ACC" number is a temporary call number. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
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'''Holdings record'''
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852 8  ‡z This copy has not yet been cataloged. The description may contain incorrect information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance.
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852 8  ‡z This copy has not yet been cataloged. The description may contain incorrect information. The "FAST ACC" number is a temporary call number. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance.
  
===HBCNs for open stacks material===
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===HBCNs for open stack and electronic material===
This record represents material that has not been fully cataloged. It may contain incorrect or incomplete information.
 
  
==[[Folgerpedia]] articles==
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500  This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. ǂ5 DFo
  
[[http://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Talk:Advisory_statements#Wording_of_Folgerpedia_HBCNs |Needs discussion]]
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500  This record was provided by a vendor. It may contain incorrect or incomplete information. ǂ5 DFo
[[Cataloging and Metadata]] staff policies and procedures are being migrated from [[Bard]] to [[Folgerpedia]] with minimal review or editing of the contents. Our confidence in the accuracy, completeness, and organization of these pages, or individual sections within the pages, is reflected by these HBCNs in pages with the categories [[Cataloging and Metadata]] and [[Staff policies and procedures]].
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For more information about '''FAST ACC''' call numbers, see [[Call numbers]].  
  
* Current: no HBCN
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==Folgerpedia articles==
* Content is essentially correct, but the page would be improved by editing and/or modest augmentation
 
Notice:
 
* Incomplete and/or needing review before using:
 
Caution: The contents of this page (or section) may not be complete or current
 
* Misleading or wrong:
 
Warning: Contents of this page (or section) are known to be incorrect, misleading, or obsolete
 
  
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Advisory statements in Folgerpedia include:
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{{Draft}}
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{{Incomplete}}
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{{Legacy}}
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{{Legacy-section}}
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[[Category:Description]]
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[[Category:Cataloging]]
 
[[Category:Staff policies and procedures]]
 
[[Category:Staff policies and procedures]]

Latest revision as of 14:03, 20 November 2019

Advisory statements are used in catalog records and other public documents to indicate that the content is known to have shaky foundations, and may or may not be accurate and complete. However, the absence of an advisory statement is not a guarantee of accuracy and completeness.

Catalog records

When a catalog record in Hamnet carries an advisory statement, it's usually for one of two situations:

  • it's re-keyed from an old catalog card by a vendor (as often happens with retrospective conversion);
  • it's an accession record representing material that has been bought, but not yet been subjected to the scrutiny of a professional cataloger. This may be true even though the records look full and detailed, thanks to the economy of shared cataloging.

Folger staff call this note an HBCN (handy butt-cover note).

HBCNs for vault material

Bibliographic record

500  Measurements from Folger catalog card. Not verified. ‡5 DFo
500  This record contains unverified data from a re-keying contract and may contain incorrect or incomplete information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
500  This record contains unverified data from catalog cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
500  This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo
500  This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. The "FAST ACC" number is a temporary call number. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance. ‡5 DFo

Holdings record

852 8  ‡z This copy has not yet been cataloged. The description may contain incorrect information. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance.
852 8  ‡z This copy has not yet been cataloged. The description may contain incorrect information. The "FAST ACC" number is a temporary call number. Please email HamnetHelp@folger.edu for assistance.

HBCNs for open stack and electronic material

500  This is a PRELIMINARY RECORD. It may contain incorrect information. ǂ5 DFo
500  This record was provided by a vendor. It may contain incorrect or incomplete information. ǂ5 DFo

For more information about FAST ACC call numbers, see Call numbers.

Folgerpedia articles

Advisory statements in Folgerpedia include:

Ambox notice.png This article is currently a draft.
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Ambox notice.png This article contains outdated information and needs review.
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