[Videolib] Warner Bros. established headings

Douglas King (KingDP1@gwm.sc.edu)
Thu, 29 Sep 2005 12:19:40 -0400

My library is perplexed when it comes to applying the following 2 established headings for films:

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )

According to a note in one of the authority records, "Cannot determine relationship between Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Bros." so how are these 2 headings being used in the real world by non-LC libraries? Could someone please explain how they apply these 2 headings in their local catalog? In other words, when do you use Warner Bros. and when do you use Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )? Do you always use one or the other, or are there instances where one is more appropriate then the other?

Thanks for putting up with my silly question! Doug

Douglas King
Special Materials Cataloger
Thomas Cooper Library
University of South Carolina
1322 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
803.777.2290

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