9.25 — Summarization of content

Contents:

9.25.1 Element information

9.25.1.1 Link to RDA Toolkit

9.25.1.2 Sources of information

9.25.2 RDA definition and scope

9.25.2.1 An abstract, summary, synopsis, etc., of the content of an expression.

9.25.3 General rule

9.25.3.1 Give a brief abstract, summary, synopsis, etc., of the content of an expression if considered important.

Example:
Promotional brochure for the 1916 Panama California International Exposition, which opened in Balboa Park in San Diego, California on March 18, 1916. Although both San Francisco (the official site) and San Diego had hosted expositions during 1915 in honor of the completion of the Panama Canal, Southern Californians decided to continue the celebration in 1916, expanding the San Diego exposition with exhibits contributed by the San Francisco fair and by many foreign countries

9.25.31 Nature, scope or artistic form

9.25.31.1 Make a note on the nature, scope, or artistic form when useful to amplify or explain the Title proper and Other title information.

Example:
An advertisement

Example:
A satire against William Pulteney

Example:
Prospectus for: Pope, Alexander. Essay on criticism. London, 1745


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