Choice of the Heading of the Main Entry : Simple Book by Single Author


  • Indian Statistical Institute, Documentation Research and Training Centre, Bangalore, 3, India


The rules in RDC (1904), the different editions of AACR, and in the different editions of CCC, pertaining to the Choice of the Heading of the Main Entry for a Simple Book by a Single Author, are critically evaluated and compared. Impact, if any, of one code on another is indicated. The inadequacy of Rule MD1 in CCC (1964) is detected, and the modification necessary to remove that is suggested.

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