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Dare I suggest, as a (long) retired librarian, that the purpose of a citation added to an author's work is to identify a 'publication' which has been quoted from, or otherwise used, in the course of preparing the author's work. It is not and, so far as I know, never has been the purpose of a citation to assign credit for any part of a work or its whole. This can be found on the (now) identified item, where properly it should be sought. This is no new problem. Films, for example, have been cited for many decades without the necessity of duplicating the numerous credits which appear on the film itself. Even the 1967 Anglo-American catalog(u)ing Rules did not attempt to include every film credit. If a person's name is on an item, that should be sufficient for it to be included in a CV. Taken to its logical extreme, should not one in citing, for example, a website, also include its own citations of people who have influenced its content?Life is too short. -- Malcolm Shifrin firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> http://www.victorianturkishbath.org Selected by the British Library for the UK Web Archive Encyclopaedia Britannica Web's Best Sites Award 2009 ________________________________