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The “Compilation” Conundrum Kevin Kishimoto, University of Chicago Tracey Snyder, Cornell University Music OCLC Users Group February 26, 2014 Pop and Rock in RDA
The layman’s compilation
Determining if it is a compilation “How will I know?”
“I write the songs, I write the songs” --Barry Manilow
100 Wonder, Stevie 245 Innervisions Is there a single singer-songwriter?
Did the band write the songs? 110 Duran Duran (Musical group) 245 Seven and the ragged tiger
Did a band member write the songs? 100 Ferry, Bryan 245 Roxy Music 245 For your pleasure 245 Stranded 245 Country life 245 Siren 245 Manifesto
Not my song...Your song “And you can tell everybody this is your song” --Elton John
130 Almost blue ([???]) 245 Almost blue 700 Costello, Elvis Is it an album of cover songs?
Is there a team of songwriters? 130 Whitney Houston ([???]) 245 Whitney Houston 700 Houston, Whitney
Are you sure? 130 Bad ([???]) 245 Bad 700 Jackson, Michael, $d
Are you sure? (Part II) 130 Flesh + blood ([???]) 245 Flesh + blood 700 Ferry, Bryan 710 Roxy Music (Musical group)
Constructing the AAP “I want you to show me the way”
Constructing the AAP RDA — use preferred title RDA — add qualifiers, if needed LC-PCC PS — more about qualifiers
Is the title the same as a name? 130 Doobie Brothers ([qualify!]) 245 Doobie Brothers 710 Doobie Brothers
Is the title the same as a name? 130 Björk ([qualify!]) 245 Björk 700 Björk Her first album, from 1977!
Is the title the same as a name? 130 Partridge Family ([qualify!]) 245 The Partridge Family 710 Partridge Family (Musical group)
130 Kansas ([qualify!]) 245 Kansas 710 Kansas (Musical group) Is the title the same as a place?
Is the title just a title, not a name?
“I’ll take you Just the way you are” --Billy Joel
Sometimes, AAP = title proper 245 Pop classics of the '70s Believe it or not, this title seems to be unique in OCLC!
“All by myself Don’t wanna be all by myself anymore” --Eric Carmen
Here, AAP = title proper + qualifier(s) 130 Definitive collection ([???]) 245 Definitive collection 700 Carmen, Eric
LC-PCC PS ●Corporate body ●Date of publication ●Descriptive data elements, e.g. edition statement [?] ●Place of publication Possible qualifiers? RDA Form of work Date of work Place of origin of work Another distinguishing characteristic of the work [?] “If none of these qualifiers is appropriate, use any word(s) that will serve to distinguish the one work from the other.” LC-PCC PS
“I’m qualified to satisfy you Any way you want me to” --Barry White
Supplying a satisfying qualifier 130 Fleetwood Mac (1975) 130 Fleetwood Mac (1968) 130 Kansas (Kansas (Musical group)) 130 Whitney Houston (1985) 130 Bad (1987) 130 Definitive collection (Carmen, Eric) [date, publisher, and place do not suffice]
…What did he just say? I’m supposed to create an authority record for the AAP of the compilation? Creating an authority record
“I can’t go for that, no No can do I can’t go for that, no No can do...” --Hall & Oates
130 Christmas album (Johnny D. Crooner : 1975 : begins with Silver bells) 670 Christmas album, 1975.
Questioning the policy BIBCO Standard Record Metadata Application Profile: “Authority records must support controlled access points in an RDA BIBCO record” BIBCO Participants’ Manual (Jan draft): “All authorized access points on BIBCO records shall be under authority control and be represented by authority records in the LCNAF.”
“Prove it all night Prove it all night And girl I’ll prove it all night for you” --Bruce Springsteen
Talking to the PCC BCC Business Meeting Discussion paper Your input
130 Hot hits (2014) 245 Hot hits : Kevin & Tracey RaDiAte the 70s & 80s.
Georgia! Georgia on My Mind Midnight Train to Georgia The Devil Went Down to Georgia Sweet Georgia Brown The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Rainy Night in Georgia AND MANY MORE # Georgia (2014 : Atlanta, Ga. : Music OCLC Users Group)