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authority control

noun, Library Science.
the establishment and maintainance of consistent forms of terms, as of names, subjects, and titles, to be used as headings in bibliographic records. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His new academies, which are largely free from local-authority control, are mostly popular.
  • Covers a verity of topics including cataloging, authority control and serials.
  • Enhance and otherwise edit records in our databases, authority control work, and other tasks.
  • In general there was more support for authority control of names and places.
  • Both of these authority control concerns are giving us pause to think carefully about what library users will demand.
  • Headings are under authority control and should fit into the currently existing heading structure of the catalog.

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