No easy solution to the lowercase problem. However, [electronic resource] is kept in a separate subfield, as is the statement of responsibility. Just don't use/display those particular subfields if you or your users find them ugly.
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Formatting MARC records
On Feb 15, 2005, at 10:57 AM, Hickey,Thom wrote:
> It seems to me that your version -would- be possible to generate from a
> MARC record.
Perhaps, but I would want to see:
* The title as it was printed on the book, not this lowercase business
* No "[electronic resource]" title field foolishness
* No mixing of author/editor and the title as we presently do in the
245 field for some reason I still can't figure out
We have more anachronistic practices in our catalogs than I think we