[type of data: transcribed data; repeatable]
- To record the various ways responsibility for the work has been expressed in all of its expressions and title changes
- To provide evidence for the determination of the name commonly known for personal and corporate creators of the work
- To match the user's citation to a particular expression or title change.
For serial titles with statements of responsibility that change, revise the statement of responsibility to reflect the way it appears on the current issue. Make notes, using date spans, to indicate earlier statements of responsibility.