FIXED-LENGTH DATA ELEMENTS
008 positions used in voting
Contains fixed-length data elements.
records, attention should be paid to positions 00-05 and positions
06-10 within tag 008:
Date of record creation.
Computer generated in the pattern
In voting record workforms, the date should be manually changed to the date
of the record creation. Usually it is done before any voting records are
created. Follow the guidelines below:
1. In Cataloguing Module of Horizon: open
Workform > choose
the workform you will be using to create a voting record
or Vote-A > Edit
2. Update the following tags:
008 - change date in
to current date in the pattern
999 - change date in the pattern
For example - if the current date is 24 March 2004 - then the change will
be as follows:
[tag 008 on the workform]
[updated tag 008 on the workform]
999 $a mdv20040119
[tag 999 on the workform]
999 $a mdv20040324
[updated tag 999 on the workform]
3. Save changes.
4. Close window.
One-letter code indicating the type of date.
In voting records of adopted UN resolutions, the publication status is always
In voting records of adopted UN resolutions, the beginning date of
publication should always be the year of the session when the
resolution was adopted.
[appears on the workform]
191 $a S/RES/1433(2002)
[Security Council resolution adopted in 2002]