8.25 — Statement of responsibility relating to series

Contents:

8.25.1 Element information

8.25.1.1 Link to RDA Toolkit

8.25.1.2 Sources of information

8.25.2 RDA definition and scope

8.25.2.1 A statement of responsibility that is associated with a series.

8.25.3 General rule

8.25.3.1 Transcribe a statement of responsibility relating to the series as it appears on the manifestation. If the statement of responsibility does not appear after the series title in the source, transpose as needed. Always provide details of the transposition in a Note on series statement (see 8.29.31.1). However, if the statement of responsibility is grammatically inseparable from the series title, transcribe it as part of Title of series (see 8.21.31.3).

Example:
Series statement: Serie de libros de lectura / Mantilla
Note on series statement: Series editor precedes series title at head of title page
(Comment: Example formatted with ISBD punctuation for clarity)

Example:
Series statement: Report series / Canadian Wildlife Service
Note on series statement: “Canadian Wildlife Service” appears within decorative border at head of title
(Comment: Example formatted with ISBD punctuation for clarity)

Example:
Series statement: Annales. Zoologie / Musée du Congo
Note on series statement: Series statement of responsibility precedes series title on series title page
(Comment: Example formatted with ISBD punctuation for clarity)


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