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For definition of a variant edition copy see CPM-205 and CPM-206
If a variant edition of a work is the only copy available, it may be used by acquisitions staff as the basis for preliminary record, if the variant edition requires only minor modifications. If major modifications are required, it is more efficient to create a preliminary record.
If the variant edition to be used is a CLIO record - follow the procedures described in CPM-205 BEFORE making the adjustments listed below.
If you exported a variant edition copy from another database for this purpose, simply adjust the record as listed below:
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