LEADER - Codes

  • 05 - Record status. Indicates the relation of the record to a file.

      a - Increase in encoding level.
      The Encoding level. Leader/17 of the record has been changed from code o (incomplete) to code n (complete).
      c - Corrected or revised. A change other than to the encoding level code has been made to the record.
      d - Deleted. The delete code used when neither code s nor code x is applicable.
      n - New.
      o - Obsolete.
      s - Deleted. Heading is split into two or more headings.
      x - Deleted. Heading replaced by another heading.

  • 06 - Type of record. Indicates the characteristics of and defines the components of the record.

      z - Authority data.

  • 17 - Encoding level. Indicates whether the record is complete.

      n - Complete authority record The record meets national level record requirements.
      o - Incomplete authority record.


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