Monday, October 12, 2015

008 - Mixed Materials (NR)

MARC 21


Indicators and Subfield Codes
Field has no indicators or subfield codes; the data elements are positionally defined.
Character Positions
18-22 - Undefined (006/01-05) 
# - Undefined

23 - Form of item (006/06)
# - None of the following
a - Microfilm
b - Microfiche
c - Microopaque
d - Large print
f - Braille
o - Online
q - Direct electronic
r - Regular print reproduction
s - Electronic
| - No attempt to code

24-34 - Undefined (006/07-17) 
# - Undefined

CHARACTER POSITION DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Mixed materials definition of field 008/18-34 is used when Leader/06 (Type of record) contains code p (Mixed material). Field 008 positions 01-17 and 35-39 are defined the same in all 008 fields and are described in the 008-All materials section.
Field 008/18-34 correspond to equivalent positionally defined data elements in field 006/01-17 when field 006/00 (Form of material) contains code p (Mixed material). Details about specific codes defined for the equivalent character positions in field 006 and 008 for mixed materials are provided in the Guidelines for Applying Content Designators section of 008-Mixed materials only.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

 CHARACTER POSITIONS

18-22 - Undefined (006/01-05)
Undefined; each contains a blank (#) or a fill character (|).

23 - Form of item (006/06)
One-character alphabetic code that specifies the form of material for the item.
# - None of the following
Not specified by one of the other codes.
a - Microfilm
b - Microfiche
008/23b
300##$a1 microfiche ;$c10 x 15 cm.
c - Microopaque
d - Large print
008/23d
250##$aLarge print ed.
f - Braille
o - Online
The resource is accessed by means of hardware and software connections to a communications network. If a distinction between types of electronic resources is not necessary, code s can be used as a generic code for any form of electronic resource.
q - Direct electronic
Storage on a directly accessible tangible recording medium, e.g. disc, tape, playaway device, flashdrive, portable hard drive, etc. If a distinction between types of electronic resources is not necessary, code s can be used as a generic code for any form of electronic resource.
r - Regular print reproduction
Eye-readable print, such as a photocopy.
008/23r
500##$aPhoto-reproduction of 1963 edition.
s - Electronic
Intended for manipulation by a computer. May reside in a carrier accessed either directly or remotely, in some cases requiring the use of peripheral devices attached to the computer (e.g., a CD-ROM player). Not used for items that do not require the use of a computer (e.g., music compact discs, videodiscs). This code can be used as a generic code for any form of electronic resource. Codes o and q may be used if there is a need to separately identify online and direct electronic resources.
| - No attempt to code

24-34 - Undefined (006/07-17)
Undefined; each contains a blank (#) or a fill character (|).

INPUT CONVENTIONS

Capitalization - Alphabetic codes are input in lowercase.
Field length - Field 008 should always consist of forty (40) character positions.


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REFERENCES
  1. Library of Congress. MARC Standards https://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/bd008x.html (accessed October 12, 2017)

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