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When adding a new catalog record or making significant updates to an extant record, catalogers add their initials to a [[MARC 583 Action Note]]. (Before December 2014, initials were instead added to the [[MARC 852 Location|852 location]] field in a subfield ‡x.)
 
When adding a new catalog record or making significant updates to an extant record, catalogers add their initials to a [[MARC 583 Action Note]]. (Before December 2014, initials were instead added to the [[MARC 852 Location|852 location]] field in a subfield ‡x.)
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A list of initials with corresponding years of known activity will be posted here. A list with full names and job titles [[Bard2:Initials in catalog records|is available]] to Folger staff only.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:55, 15 May 2016

When adding a new catalog record or making significant updates to an extant record, catalogers add their initials to a MARC 583 Action Note. (Before December 2014, initials were instead added to the 852 location field in a subfield ‡x.)

A list of initials with corresponding years of known activity will be posted here. A list with full names and job titles is available to Folger staff only.