> On Apr 13, 2016, at 11:35 AM, Stephen Hearn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> as does the
> relative newness of LCGFT terms.

LoC genre form terms have been around since the 1980s; they use to be called gmgpc, and I think were primarily used (correctly!) only by us archival photograph catalogers. It’s the sort of re-branding as LCGFT that’s new.

gmgpc could be coded in |2 of a MARC 6XX field -

This is NOT to say that there’s not a huge mishmosh of terms in existing MARC records, that confuse what the item IS with what it’s about, and I’m also NOT arguing for usefulness of MARC coding.

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