2 — Statement of responsibility

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2.01.1 Sources of information

2.01.1.1 The preferred source of information for the statement of responsibility is the title page(s). 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, recto and verso (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 and statement of responsibility information in the form and order in which it is presented on the preferred source of information, as instructed in Transcription.

2.01.3.2 Always make a Note on statement of responsibility to indicate the original position on the title page of transposed elements (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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