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W2 Examples

  • Example 1:
    • 245 00 $a Australian life tables.
    • Call number breakdown
      • W2 Classification number
      • KA8 Table G number for Australia
      • A9 LC cutter for first title word "Australian"

         

    • 060 00 $a W2 KA8 $b A9
  • Example 2:
    • 110 1_ $a India. $b Directorate General of Health Services.
    • 245 10 $a Annual report of the Directorate General of Health Services.
    • Call number breakdown:
      • W2   Classification number
      • JI4   Table G number for India
      • D5    LC cutter for "Directorate"
      • a      Workmark for first title word "annual"

         

    • 060 00 $a W2 JI4 $b D5a
  • Example 3:
    • 110 2_ $a National Toxicology Program (U.S.)
    • 245 10 $a Annual plan for fiscal year…
    • Call number breakdown:
      • W2      Classification number
      • A        Table G for U.S. government agency
      • N48     LC cutter for first word of main entry "National"
      • a         Workmark for first title word "annual"

         

    • 060 00 $a W2 A $b N48a

Change of Country Boundaries

  • For serials classed in W2, use the appropriate Table G notation for the country name used at the time of publication
  • Example:
    • A serial entitled: "Administration report of the North-west Frontier Province" first published in 1922 is assigned the notation for India although the 651 assigned is Pakistan.
      • 060 10 $a W2 JI4
      • 650 12 $a Government Programs
      • 651   2 $a Pakistan


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