2 — Statement of responsibility

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2.01.1 Sources of information

2.01.1.1 The source of information for the statement of responsibility is the title page(s) (Data provenance, 0.1.5). The preferred source of information for multipart monographs is the title page of the first volume. The preferred source of information for single-sheet manifestations is the whole sheet, including both sides (see Data provenance, 0.1).

2.01.2 Element order

2.01.2.1 Element order for statement of responsibility elements is integrated with the instructions for title elements (see Title, 1.01.2).

2.01.3 Form and order of information

2.01.3.1 Transcribe Title of manifestation and Statement of responsibility information in the form and order in which they are presented on the preferred source of information, unless specificially instructed otherwise (see Transcription, 0.4.94.05).

2.01.3.2 For transposed elements, always make a Note on statement of responsibility to indicate the original position on the title page (see 2.29.32.1).

Contents:

2.21 — Statement of responsibility relating to title proper

2.215 — Parallel statement of responsibility relating to title proper

2.29 — Note on statement of responsibility


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