Contains fixed-length data elements.
38 and 39
are defined the same way for all formats in UNBIS, i.e., the
Fixed fields entered in 008 include the following:
Date of record creation. Computer generated in the pattern «YYMMDD».
The 130 field contains a collective series heading that applies to a group of separate publications and/or subseries.
b = Multipart item.
The 130 field contains a collective heading that applies to a multipart monographic publication.
c = Series-like phrase.
The 130 field contains a series-like phrase that may be used as a series added entry in bibliographic records.
n = Not applicable.
The 130 field does not represent a series or a series-like phrase and is not appropriate for use as a series added entry in bibliographic records
z = Other.
The 130 field contains a heading for a publication that does not fit any of the other defined codes but for which series-type treatment is required.
Numbered or unnumbered series. Indicates the numbering characteristics of the series (or series-like phrase) represented by the 130 heading.
b = Unnumbered series.
c = Numbering varies.
n = Not applicable--the 130 heading is not a series heading.
b = Heading is not appropriate for use as a main or added entry.
Note: All types of headings, except for series titles, are always coded «a» , appropriate for use as a main or added entry, no matter how they are used in a given bibliographic record. Series titles are always coded «b» , not appropriate for use as a main or added entry.
b = Heading is not appropriate for use as a subject added entry.
Series added entry. Indicates whether the heading is appropriate for use as a series added entry in bibliographic records.
b = Heading is not appropriate for use as a series added entry. An authority record may be created for a series-like phrase which is not to be traced. In this case position 16 will contain the value «b» .
a = Autonomous or semi-autonomous component.
c = Multilocal.
f = Federal, national.
i = International intergovernmental .
l = Local.
m = Multistate.
o = Government agency, type undetermined.
s = State, provincial, territorial, dependent, etc.
u = Unknown if heading is government agency.
z = Other type of government agency.
Reference evaluation. Indicates whether the 4XX/5XX tracing fields in a record have been evaluated for consistency with the rules used to formulate the 1XX heading in the record. In UNBIS, the default value is «a» (Tracings are consistent with the heading).
b = Undifferentiated personal name. The name in field 100 is used by two or more persons.
Smith, David. (1) Author of "Using the new AACR2 : an expert systems approach to choice of access points" and (2) Author of "Asian mining legislation : policy issues and recent developments". Two different authors with the same name exist and there is no means of distinguishing between them.
b = Memorandum.
The heading is fully established but has not been used in a bibliographic record.
c = Provisional.
d = Preliminary.
Modified record. Indicates whether the record is modified from its intended content. In UNBIS, the default value is «#» (Not modified).
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Last updated: 26 August 2009