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Rule Interpretation
21.0D

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21.0D. Designation of function

21.0D1. Optionally, add a designation of function term or code from the lists below to an entry heading for a person, family, or corporate body.

If appropriate and desired, use more than one designation. Separate the designations by a comma.

abridger
actor
[adaptor]
addressee
animator
annotator
appellant
appellee
architect
[arranger]
arranger of music [consider arranger]
art director
artist
author
autographer
binder
book designer [consider designer]
[bookseller consider seller]
braile embosser
broadcaster
cartographer
caster
[cataloguer]
chairperson
cinematographer
choreographer
collection registrar [consider cataloguer]
collector
commentator
compiler
composer
conductor
contributor
custodian
costume designer
court governed
court reporter
creator
currator
current owner [consider owner]
custodian
dancer
dedicatee
dedicator
defendant
degree comittee member
degree granting institution 
depositor
designer
director director of photography [consider cinematographer]
distributor
donor
draftsman
editor
editor of moving image work [consider editor]
enacting jurisdiction 
editor
engraver
etcher
film director [consider director]
film distributor [consider distributor]
filmmaker
former owner [consider owner]
honouree
host
host institution 
illuminator
illustrator
inscriber
instrumentalist
interviewee
interviewer
inventor
issuing body
judge
jurisdiction governed
landscape architect 
librettist
lighting designer
lithographer
lyricist
manufacturer
minute taker
moderator
musical director
narrator
on-screen participant
on-screen presenter [consider presenter]
organizer
owner
panelist
performer
photographer
plaintiff
praeses [consider moderator, cf. thesis adviser]
presenter
printer
printmaker
producer [of unpublished resource]
production company
production designer [consider designer]
programmer
publisher
puppeteer
radio director [consider director]
radio producer [consider producer]
[reader see narrator]
recording engineer
respondent
restorationist
screenwriter
sculptor
seller
[setting]
singer
sound designer
speakersponsor
sponsoring body 
stage director [consider director]
storyteller
surveyor
teacher
television directory [consider director]
television producer [consider producer]
[thesis adviser]
transcriber
translator
[writer]
writer of added commentary [consider writer]
writer of added lyrics [consider lyricist]
writer of added text [consider writer]
writer of afterword [consider writer]
writer of preface [consider writer]

[RDA contains some longer terms; suggested shorter terms are above in brackets. Qualifications, e.g., "(work)", "(expression)" are not suggested. Single words where possible are better for display purposes.]

[Alternatively, codes may be used (MARC21 access point $4, as opposed to te for terms in $e). Because of its bilingual nature, Library and Archives Canada has said they will use codes.]

[When displaying role definitions, display first letter as lower case.]

abr Abridger
act Actor
adp Adapter
rcp Addressee
anl Analyst
anm Animator
ann Annotator
apl Appellant
ape Appellee
app Applicant
arc Architect
arr Arranger
acp Art copyist
adi Art director
art Artist
ard Artistic director
asg Assignee
asn Associated name
att Attributed name
auc Auctioneer
aut Author
aqt Author in quotations or text abstracts
aft Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
aud Author of dialog
aui Author of introduction, etc.
ato Autographer
ant Bibliographic antecedent
bnd Binder
bdd Binding designer
blw Blurb writer
bkd Book designer
bkp Book producer
bjd Bookjacket designer
bpd Bookplate designer
bsl Bookseller
brl Braille embosser
brd Broadcaster
cll Calligrapher
ctg Cartographer
cas Caster
cns Censor
chr Choreographer
cng Cinematographer
cli Client
-clb Collaborator
cor Collection registrar
col Collector
clt Collotyper
clr Colorist
cmm Commentator
cwt Commentator for written text
com Compiler
cpl Complainant
cpt Complainant-appellant
cpe Complainant-appellee
cmp Composer
cmt Compositor
ccp Conceptor
cnd Conductor
con Conservator
csl Consultant
csp Consultant to a project
cos Contestant
cot Contestant-appellant
coe Contestant-appellee
cts Contestee
ctt Contestee-appellant
cte Contestee-appellee
ctr Contractor
ctb Contributor
cpc Copyright claimant
cph Copyright holder
crr Corrector
crp Correspondent
cst Costume designer
cou Court governed
crt Court reporter
cov Cover designer
cre Creator
cur Curator
dnc Dancer
dtc Data contributor
dtm Data manager
dte Dedicatee
dto Dedicator
dfd Defendant
dft Defendant-appellant
dfe Defendant-appellee
dgg Degree granting institution
dln Delineator
dpc Depicted
dpt Depositor
dsr Designer
drt Director
dis Dissertant
dbp Distribution place
dst Distributor
dnr Donor
drm Draftsman
dub Dubious author
edt Editor
edc Editor of compilation
edm Editor of moving image work
elg Electrician
elt Electrotyper
enj Enacting jurisdiction
eng Engineer
egr Engraver
etr Etcher
evp Event place
exp Expert
fac Facsimilist
fld Field director
fds Film distributor
fmd Film director
flm Film editor
fmp Film producer
fmk Filmmaker
fpy First party
frg Forger
fmo Former owner
fnd Funder
gis Geographic information specialist
grt Graphic technician
hnr Honoree
hst Host
his Host institution
ilu Illuminator
ill Illustrator
ins Inscriber
itr Instrumentalist
ive Interviewee
ivr Interviewer
inv Inventor
isb Issuing body
jud Judge
jug Jurisdiction governed
lbr Laboratory
ldr Laboratory director
lsa Landscape architect
led Lead
len Lender
lil Libelant
lit Libelant-appellant
lie Libelant-appellee
lel Libelee
let Libelee-appellant
lee Libelee-appellee
lbt Librettist
lse Licensee
lso Licensor
lgd Lighting designer
ltg Lithographer
lyr Lyricist
mfp Manufacture place
mfr Manufacturer
mrb Marbler
mrk Markup editor
mdc Metadata contact
mte Metal-engraver
mod Moderator
mon Monitor
mcp Music copyist
msd Musical director
mus Musician
nrt Narrator
osp Onscreen presenter
opn Opponent
orm Organizer of meeting
org Originator
own Owner
pan Panelist
ppm Papermaker
pta Patent applicant
pth Patent holder
pat Patron
prf Performer
pma Permitting agency
pht Photographer
ptf Plaintiff
ptt Plaintiff-appellant
pte Plaintiff-appellee
plt Platemaker
pra Praeses
pre Presenter
prt Printer
pop Printer of plates
prm Printmaker
prc Process contact
pro Producer
prn Production company
prs Production designer
pmn Production manager
prd Production personnel
prp Production place
prg Programmer
pdr Project director
pfr Proofreader
prv Provider
pup Publication place
pbl Publisher
pbd Publishing director
ppt Puppeteer
rdd Radio director
rpc Radio producer
rce Recording engineer
rcd Recordist
red Redaktor
ren Renderer
rpt Reporter
rps Repository
rth Research team head
rtm Research team member
res Researcher
rsp Respondent
rst Respondent-appellant
rse Respondent-appellee
rpy Responsible party
rsg Restager
rsr Restorationist
rev Reviewer
rbr Rubricator
sce Scenarist
sad Scientific advisor
aus Screenwriter
scr Scribe
scl Sculptor
spy Second party
sec Secretary
sll Seller
std Set designer
stg Setting
sgn Signer
sng Singer
sds Sound designer
spk Speaker
spn Sponsor
sgd Stage director
stm Stage manager
stn Standards body
str Stereotyper
stl Storyteller
sht Supporting host
srv Surveyor
tch Teacher
tcd Technical director
tld Television director
tlp Television producer
ths Thesis advisor
trc Transcriber
trl Translator
tyd Type designer
tyg Typographer
uvp University place
vdg Videographer
voc Vocalist
wit Witness
wde Wood engraver
wdc Woodcutter
wam Writer of accompanying material
wac Writer of added commentary
wat Writer of added text
wal Writer of added lyrics

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21.1B2

Enter a treaty between two or more nations or
international bodies, including the Holy See, uder
uniform title, using the original language of the
treaty. Rarely, a well known short title may be
used. Make added entries under each signtory.

Example:

North American free trade agreement.

AACR2 entered under first nation if three
or less, title if more. RDA initially entered
under first signatory, regardless o number.

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21.4D

Add:

If the statement of responsibility attributes the work to a fictitious character, treat as a person and use as entry. Do not qualify as (Fictitious character) except to brreak a conflict. If the author's real name is known, make a cross reference.

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21.6B2
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21.6B2. If principal responsibility is attributed to two or more named persons, enter under the heading for the first named of these. If principal responsibility (as defined in 21.1B2) is attributed to two or more named bodies, enter under the heading for the first named of these. Make added entries under the headings for at least the next three named. If principal responsibility is attributed to two or more named persons or bodies and collaborators are named, make added entries under at least the first three collaborating persons or bodies.

{If a later edition of a work has a differing order of names in the statement of responsibiloty. RDA allows continuing the main entry of the earlier edtion. This is not recommended by the MRIs.]

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21.6C

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21.6B2. If responsibility is shared between two or more named persons or bodies, and principal responsibility is not attributed to one or more of them, enter under the heading for the one named first. Make added entries under the headings for at least the next three named.

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21.6C2

Delete.

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21.23C

Note: RDA places more emphasis on composure than performer, but particularly in the case of popular music recordings with differing composers, and the performer (person or group) may be considered an adaptor, that person or group may main entry, as opposed to title.

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21.35A
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21.35A. International treaties, etc. Enter a treaty, or any other formal agreement, between national governments under (in this order of preference):

a) the heading for the government on one side if it is the only one on that side and there are two or more governments on the other side

b) the first named government.

Make added entries under the headings for at least three of the other governments. Supply titles for treaties, etc., as instructed in 1.1B7.

Convention monétaire belgo-luxembourgeoise-néerlandaise
( a treaty between the governments of the Netherlands, on the one side, and of Belgium and Luxembourg on the other side)

Main entry under the heading for the Netherlands

Added entries under the headings for Belgium and Luxembourg

Special economic assistance : agreement between the United States and Burma, effected by exchange of notes

Main entry under the heading for the United States

Added entry under the heading for Burma


Traite de paix entre le Japon et la Russie

Main entry under the heading for Japan

Added entry under the heading for Russia

The definitive treaty of peace and friendship between his Britannick Majesty, the most Christian King, and the King of Spain : concluded at Paris, the 10th day of February 1763 : to which the King of Portugal acceded on the same day

(The signatory governments are Great Britain, France, Spain, and Portugal)

Main entry under the heading for Great Britain

Added entries under the headings for France, Spain, and Portugal

25.35A1 . If the treaty is created by an international conference, also make an added entry under the heading for the conference.

Universal Copyright Convention : with protocols 1, 2, and 3 : Geneva, September 6, 1952

( Drawn up by the Intergovernmental Conference on Copyright)

Main entry under the heading for the first listed government

Added entries under the headings for at least three of the other signatory governments

Added entry under the heading for the conference

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21.35A

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Agreement creating an association between the member states of the European Free Trade Association and the Republic of Finland

Main entry under the first listed of the seven member governments of EFTA

Added entries under the headings for at least three of the other member governments and for Finland

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21.35C
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21.35C. Agreements contracted by the Catholic Church

21.35C1. Enter a concordat or other formal agreement between the Catholic Church and one or more national governments or other political jurisdictions, under the party named first. Make an added entry under the headings for the other party/parties. Supply titles for concordats, etc., as instructed in 1.1B7.

Concordat between the Holy See and the Kingdom of Sweden

Main entry under the heading for the Catholic Church

Added entry under the heading for Sweden


Agreement between the governments of Spain and Portugal and the Holy See

Main entry under the heading for Spain

Added entries under the headings for Portugal and the Catholic Church

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