Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly

Publication Date

8-28-2019

Abstract

This research project explores how to ethically, efficiently, and accurately add demographic terms for African American authors to catalog records. A Department of History graduate student located evidence of self-identification as African American for authors, and catalogers added the demographic term to bibliographic records and are in the process of creating work level Name Title Authority Records for titles written by those authors. This work is the beginning of systematically enhancing catalog data with author characteristics to support making such information available in faceted results.

Comments

This article was originally published as: Eric Willey & Angela Yon (2019) Applying Library of Congress Demographic Group Characteristics for Creators, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 57:6, 349-368, DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2019.1654054

NB SQL code.docx (13 kB)
SQL query locates bibliographic records that include the authorized form of a heading (i.e., the authority record's 1XX) in a bib 1XX or a bib 7XX in Voyager.

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