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MARC Coding: Sound Recordings (Musical & Spoken)

Fixed Fields

  • Accompanying material: z [other] (When material described in 300 |e)
  • Audience: j (juvenile); d (teen); e (adult)
  • Musical sound recordings are:
  • Rec_Type: j
  • Format: n (not applicable)
  • Spoken sound recordings, including Audiobooks of all types, as well as musical comedy routines and Sound Effects are:
  • Rec_Type: i
  • Format: n (not applicable)
Rec_Type
j/i
Bib_lvl
m
TypeCrtl
[blank]
Enc_Lvl
[blank]
Desc
i=ISBD punctuation (formerly a=AACR2)
Entrd
970210
Dat_Tp
 
Date1
 
Date2
 
Ctry
 
Comp
||
Format
n
Parts
|
Audience
j/d/e
Repr
|
Accomp
 
Ltxt
 
Arrang
|
Lang
 
Mod-Rec
[blank]
Source
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

SIRSI tags
MARC Coding
Values used at EPL
Rec_Type
Leader, character position 06
i [non-musical]
j [musical]
Bib_Lvl
Leader, character position 07
m [monograph]
TypeCtrl
Leader, character position 08
[blank] [no specified type]
Enc_Lvl
Leader, character position 17
[blank] [full level]
Desc
Leader, character position 18
a [AACR 2]
i  [ISBD punctuation included]
Entrd
008, character position 00-05
system generated
Dat_Tp
008, character position 06
s [single date]
m [range of dates for multipart item]
p [publication date different than original recording/release date]
t [publication date different than phonogram copyright date]
q [questionable – range of dates given]
Date1
008, character position 07-10
as required
Date2
008, character position 11-14
as required
Ctry
008, character position 15-17
as required
Comp
008, character position 18-19
|| [ 2 fill characters, no attempt to code]
Format
008, character position 20
n [not applicable]
Parts
008, character position 21
| [1 fill character, no attempt to code]
Audience:
008, character position 22
e [adult]
d [teen]
j [juvenile]
Repr
008, character position 23
| [1 fill character, no attempt to code]
Accomp
008, character position 24-29
[blank] [no accompanying matter]
z [other, e.g. DVD, book/booklet]
Ltxt
008, character position 30-31
[blank] [item is a music sound recording]
z [other - use for spoken sound recordings]
Arrang
008, character position 33
| [1 fill character, no attempt to code]
Lang
008, character position 35-37
as required
Mod_Rec
008, character position 38
[blank] [not modified]
Source
008, character position 39
[blank] [National bibliographic agency] [LC; LAC]
c [cooperative cataloguing agency]
d [other] [EPL]

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