Fixed Fields Microfiche Serials

variable fields


Type:   a

BLvl:   s

S/L:    0 [successive title cataloging]

Desc:   a=AACR2  blank=pre AACR2 can edit only if have entire run!


Elvl:   blank=DLC; I or L acceptable

Form:   b=mfiche

Orig:   blank

SrTp:   blank=none of the following; l=updating looseleaf; p=periodical; n=newspaper;

        m=mono series (if record for series, not individual titles); d=database


Srce:   blank, A, B, C, acceptable; d=non-L.C. or affiliates

Conf:   0=not;  1=is

EntW:   up to 3, most common:

        b=bibl; l=legislation; r=directories; s=stats

Cont:   up to 3, most common:
        b=bibl; h=biography; l=legislation; r=directories; s=stats
        significant part of work; derived from variable fields in record


Gpub:   f

Freq:   a=annual; m=monthly; q=quarterly; u=unknown

Regl:   r=regular; x=irregular; n=normalized irreg (e.g. monthly except July-Aug); u=unkown

DtSt:   c=current; d=dead; u=unknown


Ctrl:   blank

Mrec:   anything OK

Dates:  first and last (or 9999 if current)

        date of coverage preferred

        if issue covers more than one year, use latest named year


Lang:   eng; chi, kor, por, rus, spa
        see MARC codes list for other languages
Crty:   dcu (Washington, D.C.)
        see MARC codes list for other states

Alph:   optional; blank OK, based upon 222