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MARC Coding: Video Games & Computer Files

Fixed Fields

  • LDR|06 (Record type) = m (Computer file)
  • 006|09 (Computer file type) = g (game)
  • 008|26 (Computer file type) = g (game)
  • 008|22 (Audience) = j (juvenile); d (teen); e (adult)

 

Rec_Type
m
Bib_lvl
m
TypeCrtl
[blank]
Enc_Lvl
[blank]
Desc
i=ISBD punctuation (formerly a=AACR2)
Entrd
090622
Dat_Tp
 
Date1
 
Date2
 
Ctry
 
Audience
 
FileType
g
GovtPub
 
Lang
 
Mod_Rec
[blank]
Source
 

 

SIRSI tags
MARC Coding
Values used at EPL
Rec_Type
Leader, character position 06
m (Computer file, e.g. Videogames)
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 or dates for multi-part item]
p [publication date not same as date of production (filming
or original release (if content same)]
t [publication date and 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
Audience
008, character position 22
e [adult]
j [juvenile]
d [teen]
FileType
008, character position 26
g [game]
GovtPub
008, character position 28
[blank] [not gov't]
f [federal]
l [local, municipal]
s [provincial]
u [unknown]
z [other, multi-level]
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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