[DWJ] new book preview

deborah.dwj at suberic.net deborah.dwj at suberic.net
Tue Jul 2 22:00:28 EDT 2013


On Tue, 2 Jul 2013, Rosemary Hopkins wrote:

> I have been told that Jill Paton Walsh should be filed under P, even though the names are not hyphenated. However, when I studied cataloguing, I was taught (whether correctly or not, I don't know) that English double surnames should be filed alphabetically by the first part of the surname if hyphenated, and by the second if not.

When I studied cataloguing, they told us you should check the authority list website at the library of congress.  But then I didn't study cataloguing very hard.

-deborah



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