5.215.1 Element information Link to RDA Toolkit Sources of information

5.215.2 RDA definition and scope A place of publication in another language or script.

5.215.3 General rule Take parallel places of publication from the same source as the Place of publication. Make a Note on publication statement on parallel places of publication found elsewhere if considered important (see For transposed elements, always make a Note on publication statement to indicate the original position on the source (see If the place of publication appears in more than one language or script, transcribe the place in the language or script of the Title proper as Place of publication. If this criterion does not apply, transcribe the place that appears first as Place of publication. Transcribe remaining places of publication appearing on the same source as the Place of publication as Parallel places of publication. If a parallel place of publication is from a different source than the Place of publication, make a Note on publication statement if considered important (see Optionally, if the parallel publication places are considered too numerous to list exhaustively and some may be omitted without significant loss of identification, all after the third may be omitted. Supply in square brackets a phrase in the language and script of the cataloging agency to convey the nature of the omitted information. Include the number of omitted places in the supplied phrase. Do not use the mark of omission.

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