Examples of Major Changes That Do Not Involve Title Proper

1. Main Entry (110) Changes

Existing record:

110 2   ‡a Connecticut Public Transportation Authority.
245 1 0 ‡a Annual report and recommendations.

New record. Note that a new record is made even though the title itself has not changed.

110 2 _ ‡a Connecticut Public Transportation Commission.
245 1 0 ‡a Annual report and recommendations.

2. Translated Serial Undergoes Change in Original Title

NOTE: new record is created even if the translated title does not change.

Existing record:

130 0 _ ‡a Izvestiia Akademii nauk Armianskoi SSR. ‡p Fizika. ‡l English.
245 1 0 ‡a Soviet journal of contemporary physics
785 0 0 ‡t Izvestiia Akademii nauk Armenii. Fizika. English. Journal of contemporary physics

New record:

130 0 _ ‡a Izvestiia Akademii nauk Armenii. ‡p Fizika. ‡l English.
245 1 0 ‡a Journal of contemporary physics / ‡c Armenian Academy of Sciences.
780 0 0 ‡t Izvestiia Akademii nauk Armianskoi SSR. Fizika. English. Soviet journal of contemporary physics

3. Change in Corporate Body Used as a Preferred Title Qualifier

Existing record

130 0 _ ‡a Bulletin (Colorado State University. Animal Reproduction Laboratory)
245 1 0 ‡a Bulletin

New record:

130 0 _ ‡a Bulletin (Colorado State University. Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory)
245 1 0 ‡a Bulletin

4. Change in Media Type

Create a new record (major change):

Print changes to online

CD-ROM changes to online

Update the record (minor change):

Microfilm changes to microfiche 

VHS changes to DVD; DVD changes to Blu-ray

HTML changes to XML or PDF

5. Edition Statement

Create a new record (major change in coverage):

North American edition changes to North and Central American edition

Update the record (minor change; coverage has not changed):

Doctor's edition changes to Physician's edition