Record the series statement in field 490 $a
as it appears on the publication except for capitalization and
punctuation, even if it is identical to the authority-controlled Series
[Prior to March 2009, the series statement was recorded in field 490
only when it differed from the authority-controlled Series Title. If it
was identical to the authority-controlled Series Title, it was recorded
in field 440].
In case of multilingual series statements, record parallel language titles in subfield
$a after the punctuation [space] = [space].
Statements of responsibility in series statements are also recorded in subfield $a
after the punctuation [space] = [space].
Record the ISSN for the series in subfield $x. If the ISSN is recorded
in subfield $x, it is not necessary to record it also in field
Record the volume number in subfield $v.
Do not precede subfields $x and $v by punctuation. Punctuation preceding
$x and $v will be generated automatically in bibliographic displays.
In current UNBIS practice, a period is not placed at the end of field 490.
When a series statement is recorded in field 490, the authority-controlled Series Title should always be added in field 830, even if the Series Title is identical to the series statement. If an authority
record for the Series
Title does not exist, a new authority record should be
If no series statement appears on a
publication, but it is known to belong to a series (for example, an ISSN for a
series appears on the publication although the series title does not appear, or
the title is identified from a source outside the item as belonging to a series),
record the series title between square brackets in tag 490 and attach the authorized Series Title in tag 830.
490 1_ $a Discussion papers on sustainable forest
management = Materialy po ustoichivomu upravleniiu lesnogo sektora
$x 1020-9697 $v no. 1
830 _0 $a Discussion papers on sustainable forest management
$v no. 1
[Multilingual English/Russian publication; series statement appears in both languages]
490 1_ $a Discussion papers / United Nations
Conference on Trade and Development
$x 1014-546X $v no. 109
830 _0 $a Discussion papers (UNCTAD) $v no. 109
[Series statement includes ISSN and statement of responsibility]
1_ $a [UNCTAD series on trade negotiations and
commercial diplomacy] $x
830 _0 $a UNCTAD series
on trade negotiations and commercial diplomacy
[No series statement appears on item, but
ISSN for the series appears; series title is recorded between square brackets
in tag 490]