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MARC subfield 3 in the authority, bibliographic, and holdings formats contains the part of the described materials to which the field applies when the content of the field does not apply to the whole resource. It is authorized for many MARC fields, and is not repeatable.
  
MARC subfield 3 in the authority, bibliographic, and holdings formats contains the part of the described materials to which the field applies when the content of the field does not apply to the whole resource. It is authorized for many MARC fields.
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==Policy and formulation==
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*Subfield 3 is always the first subfield  
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*Record "copy" or "v." in lower case; other descriptions in upper case
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*Use only enough information to identify the copy or volume
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*If the information refers to more than one copy, repeat the field
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*If the information refers to more than one volume of a single copy, combine volume numbers in a single ǂ3
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*If the information refers to different types of material cataloged together, repeat the field using appropriate description in ǂ3
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
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'''Copies with different call numbers'''
  
* A manuscript record covering five items, important enough for each to receive additional individual description.
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'''Multiple volume numbers'''
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'''Two copies of [http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=170013 a psalter], both embroidered and both restricted '''
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<pre>506 1_ ǂ3 copy 1 ǂa RESTRICTED. Original available by special permission only. ǂ5 DFo
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506 1_ ǂ3 copy 2 ǂa RESTRICTED. Original available by special permission only. ǂ5 DFo
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655 _7 ǂ3 copy 1 ǂa Embroidered bindings (Binding) ǂ2 rbbin ǂ5 DFo
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655 _7 ǂ3 copy 2 ǂa Embroidered bindings (Binding) ǂ2 rbbin ǂ5 DFo</pre>
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:''Note that the 506 fields copied into the holdings records do not have ǂ3''
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'''A manuscript record covering five items, important enough for each to receive additional individual description.'''
 
: <pre>500 ǂ3 X.c.85 (1) ǂa Dated: Warwick house, new years [1641/2?]. Signed: Essex Cheek. Addressed: for my deare daughter the Lady Beuell at Cheasterton, huntingdonshere. Contains seal. In red pencil no. 493. 2 leaves; 26 x 16 cm. </pre>
 
: <pre>500 ǂ3 X.c.85 (1) ǂa Dated: Warwick house, new years [1641/2?]. Signed: Essex Cheek. Addressed: for my deare daughter the Lady Beuell at Cheasterton, huntingdonshere. Contains seal. In red pencil no. 493. 2 leaves; 26 x 16 cm. </pre>
*An object and manuscript cataloged together
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: <pre> 260 ǂ3 Dressing case ǂc January 21st, 1854 ǂe ([New Orleans]) </pre>
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'''An object and manuscript cataloged together'''
: <pre> 260 ǂ3 Letter ǂc 1854 January 21 ǂe (New Orleans) </pre>
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<pre> 260 ǂ3 Dressing case ǂc January 21st, 1854 ǂe ([New Orleans])  
: <pre> 300 ǂ3 Dressing case ǂa 1 box ; ǂc 22 x 29 x 14 cm </pre>
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260 ǂ3 Letter ǂc 1854 January 21 ǂe (New Orleans)  
: <pre> 300 ǂ3 Letter ǂa 2 leaves ; ǂc 23 x 19 cm </pre>
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300 ǂ3 Dressing case ǂa 1 box ; ǂc 22 x 29 x 14 cm  
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300 ǂ3 Letter ǂa 2 leaves ; ǂc 23 x 19 cm </pre>
  
 
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Revision as of 12:14, 10 April 2015

MARC subfield 3 in the authority, bibliographic, and holdings formats contains the part of the described materials to which the field applies when the content of the field does not apply to the whole resource. It is authorized for many MARC fields, and is not repeatable.

Policy and formulation

  • Subfield 3 is always the first subfield
  • Record "copy" or "v." in lower case; other descriptions in upper case
  • Use only enough information to identify the copy or volume
  • If the information refers to more than one copy, repeat the field
  • If the information refers to more than one volume of a single copy, combine volume numbers in a single ǂ3
  • If the information refers to different types of material cataloged together, repeat the field using appropriate description in ǂ3

Examples

Copies with different call numbers

Multiple volume numbers

Two copies of a psalter, both embroidered and both restricted

506 1_ ǂ3 copy 1 ǂa RESTRICTED. Original available by special permission only. ǂ5 DFo
506 1_ ǂ3 copy 2 ǂa RESTRICTED. Original available by special permission only. ǂ5 DFo
655 _7 ǂ3 copy 1 ǂa Embroidered bindings (Binding) ǂ2 rbbin ǂ5 DFo
655 _7 ǂ3 copy 2 ǂa Embroidered bindings (Binding) ǂ2 rbbin ǂ5 DFo
Note that the 506 fields copied into the holdings records do not have ǂ3

A manuscript record covering five items, important enough for each to receive additional individual description.

500 ǂ3 X.c.85 (1) ǂa Dated: Warwick house, new years [1641/2?]. Signed: Essex Cheek. Addressed: for my deare daughter the Lady Beuell at Cheasterton, huntingdonshere. Contains seal. In red pencil no. 493. 2 leaves; 26 x 16 cm. 

An object and manuscript cataloged together

 260 ǂ3 Dressing case ǂc January 21st, 1854 ǂe ([New Orleans]) 
 260 ǂ3 Letter ǂc 1854 January 21 ǂe (New Orleans) 
 300 ǂ3 Dressing case ǂa 1 box ; ǂc 22 x 29 x 14 cm 
 300 ǂ3 Letter ǂa 2 leaves ; ǂc 23 x 19 cm