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cat:original-cataloging-book-statement-of-responsibility

Statement of Responsibility : 245 field, ǂc (RDA 2.4)

CORE ELEMENT

“A statement relating to the identification and/or function of any agents responsible for the creation of, or contributing to the realization of, the intellectual or artistic content of a resource.” RDA 2.4

Examples:

On resource:

Don’t Worry, Make Money Richard Carlson, PH.D.

Record as:

245 _0 Don’t worry, make money / ǂc Richard Carlson.

On resource:

The portable North American Indian Reader
Edited and with an introduction by Frederick W. Turner III.

Record as:

245 _4 The portable North American Indian reader / ǂc edited and with an introduction by Frederick W. Turner III.

On resource:

FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA STRUCTURES IN PASCAL
Ellis Horwitz
Sartaj Shni

Record as:

245 _0 Fundamentals of data structures in PASCAL / ǂc Ellis Horwitz, Sartaj Sahni.

Statement naming more than one agent: 245 field, ǂc (RDA 2.4.1.5)

“Record a statement of responsibility naming more than one agent as a single statement whether those agents perform the same function or different functions”. – RDA 2.4.1.5

“If a single statement of responsibility names more than three agents performing the same function (or with the same degree of responsibility), omit any but the first of each group of such agents. Indicate the omission by summarizing what has been omitted in a language and script preferred by the agency preparing the description. Indicate that the summary was taken from a source outside the manifestation itself” – RDA 2.4.1.5

On resource:

ARISTOTLE ONASSIS
by
Nicholas Fraser
Frank Smith
Simon Lemon
Esther Ryde
edited by Joe Jackson

Options for transcription:

  • ǂc by Nicholas Fraser, Frank Smith, Simon Lemon, Esther Ryde ; edited by Joe Jackson.
  • ǂc by Nicholas Fraser [and three others] ; edited by Joe Jackson.
  • ǂc by Nicholas Fraser, Frank Smith [and two others] …

Clarification of role 245 field, ǂc ( RDA 2.4.1.7)

If the role of an agent is not clear, add a short phrase for clarification.

On resource:

SHAKING THE PUMPKIN: TRADITIONAL POETRY OF THE INDIAN NORTH AMERICAS
JEROME ROTHENBERG

Record as:

245_0 Shaking the pumpkin : ǂb traditional poetry of the Indian North Americas / ǂc edited with commentaries by Jerome Rothenberg.


Use brackets on [edited with the commentaries by] if information is taken from an outside source.
cat/original-cataloging-book-statement-of-responsibility.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/22 10:22 by ehardy