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Re: ECCB : The Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography Steven C Shadle (03 Nov 2005 16:20 UTC)

Re: ECCB : The Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography Steven C Shadle 03 Nov 2005 16:20 UTC

Chris -- It does appear to be a major title change.  I have issues in hand to close out #38344722 & create a new record for the later title.  If the subtitle "A Current Bibliography" had been transcribed as part of the original title proper then the change would be minor because it would only consist of dropping an article.  However, the publisher has very clearly incorporated "Current Bibliogrphy" into the title proper presentation on the title page and has made a very clear statement in several places that his is 'reborn' publication.

I will send surrogates to NSDP so that they are aware a new ISSN needs to be assigned.  Thanks much for posting your message.

Steve Shadle
Serials Access Librarian
University of Washington Libraries

On Wed, 2 Nov 2005, Chris Blackman wrote:

> Shouldn't a new record be created for this title change from _The Eighteenth
> Century_ (ISSN 0161-0996, LCCN 79644920, and OCLC # 3834722). This current
> record is still open with latest issue consulted N.s. vol. 26 (2000), and was
> last replaced in June of this year. It is the LIC, the replaced date, and the
> fact that the ISSN still hasn't changed (I have n.s. v. 27 (2001) in hand) that
> give me pause even though the current record has:
>
> 245  04 The Eighteenth century
> 246 13 ECCB
> 246 18 Eighteenth century current bibliography
> 500   "A current bibliography."
>
> and the items in hand beginning with v. 26 have title pages that read:
>
> ECCB The Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography
>
> According to my reading of CCM for major changes in title, the comparison
> should be made to the 245 alone.  As I see it, if this we're applied a new
> record would have been created starting with the N.s. vol. 26 (2000)
> [copyrighted 2004].  That issue's preface even states "We will henceforth
> publish our bibliography under the title/ ECCB: The Eighteenth-Century Current
> Bibliography/."
>
> Am I wrong on this. Can someone please advise. I will gladly create the new
> record, but a CONSER library will have to close the old if that is the route to
> go.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris
>
> Christine W. Blackman
> Catalog Librarian
> Williams College Libraries
> Williamstown, MA  01267
> cblackma@williams.edu
>