7.A. Preliminary rule

7.A.1. Punctuation
AACR2 1.7A1

Precede each note by a full stop, space, dash, space (. - ) or start a new paragraph for each. Separate introductory wording from the main content of a note by a colon followed but not preceded by a space (: ).

7.A.2. Sources of information
Based on AACR2 1.7A2

Take information recorded in this area from any appropriate source. Use square brackets only for interpolations within quoted material.

7.A.3. Form of notes

7.A.3.1. Order of information
Based on AACR2 1.7A3

If data in a note correspond to data found in Areas 1-6, give the elements of the data in the order in which they appear in those areas. In addition to notes relating to these areas, there may be notes relating to the description of the item which do not correspond to any specific area.

7.A.3.2. Identification of separate parts of contents to which a note refers

If a note only refers to a certain title on the item, provide sufficient information to identify the title in the note (e.g. give the title or the beginning of the title in parentheses after the note).

7.A.3.3. Combining information from different areas of description in a note

Notes relating to different areas of description may be combined when appropriate (see examples in 7.B.9 and 7.B.14.1).

7.A.3.4. Language of notes

The notes are normally entered in the language and/or script of the archive or cataloguing agency. Notes made in other languages may, if desired, be transcribed straight from the item, or other sources of information.

7.A.3.5. Date of creating a note

The notes are accurate at the time the item is catalogued, but not binding for all time. In cases of ambiguity or inaccuracy at the time of the cataloguing, the note should indicate when it was created.

Berlin Symphony Orchestra assumed to be the orchestra, for the purpose of cataloguing prepared on 1997-10-03

7.A.4. Quotations
Based on AACR2 1.7A3

Give quotations from the item or from other sources in quotation marks. Follow the quotation by an indication of its source, as necessary. Do not use prescribed punctuation within quotations.

"The purpose of the anthology, the first documentation on record from The Swedish Rock archives, is to present a survey of early Swedish rock 'n'roll."-Accompanying booklet

7.A.5. Formal and informal notes

7.A.5.1. Formal notes
AACR2 1.7A3

Use formal notes employing an invariable introductory word or phrase or a standard form of words, when uniformity of presentation assists in the recognition of the type of information being presented, or when their use provides economy of space without loss of clarity.

7.A.5.2. Informal notes
AACR2 1.7A3

When making informal notes, use statements that present the information as briefly as clarity, comprehension and grammar permit.

7.A.6. Citing other editions
AACR2 1.7A4

In citing another edition of the same work, give enough information to identify the edition cited.

Reissue of: Caedmon TC1125 (1952)

7.A.7. Citing other works
Based on AACR2 1.7A4

In citing other works and other manifestations of the same work (other than different editions with the same title) always give sufficient information to identify the work being cited.

First published on: Columbia 330SX-7692

Translation of: La maison de Claudine / Colette

Adaptation of: Hamlet / by William Shakespeare

Continues the radio serial : The Lawsons

7.A.8. Notes relating to reproduced material
Based on AACR2 1.7A4

When describing a reproduction , give notes relating to the reproduction and then the notes relating to the original. Combine the notes relating to the original in a note, giving the details in the order of the areas to which they relate.

The tapes are copies made in 1989. - Originally recorded in Kuala Lumpur in 1956