8.3 Variant name access

Ensure that catalog users doing any type of catalog search can search under any form of name or term that has been used by a person or corporate body and be led to the form of name being used in the catalog to identify that person or corporate body. [type of data: normalized heading—variant identifiers] Be particularly careful to provide variant name access under the name(s) by which a person is commonly known in his or her published works in his or her language, as well as in reference sources issued in his or her language or country of residence or activity, so as to ensure that cross-cultural linking is possible. Be particularly careful to provide variant name access under the name by which a corporate body is commonly known in items issued by the body in its language, so as to ensure that cross-cultural linking is possible.

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