Difference between revisions of "MARC 040 Cataloging Source"

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MARC 21 field 040 in the bibliographic format contains the MARC code for or the name of the organization(s) that created the original bibliographic record, assigned MARC content designation and transcribed the record into machine-readable form, or modified (except for the addition of holdings symbols) an existing MARC record.  These data and the code in the [[MARC Leader|008/39 (Cataloging source)]] specify the parties responsible for the bibliographic record.  See: [[http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/orgshome.html|MARC Code List for Organizations for a listing of sources used in MARC 21 records.]]
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MARC 21 field 040 in the bibliographic format contains the MARC code for or the name of the organization(s) that created the original bibliographic record, assigned MARC content designation and transcribed the record into machine-readable form, or modified (except for the addition of holdings symbols) an existing MARC record.  These data and the code in the [[MARC Leader|008/39 (Cataloging source)]] specify the parties responsible for the bibliographic record.   
  
 
==Formulation==
 
==Formulation==
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/orgshome.html|MARC Code List for Organizations for a listing of sources used in MARC 21 records.]
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/856guide.html| LC Guidelines for the use of field 856]
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/856guide.html| LC Guidelines for the use of field 856]
  
 
[[Category:Description]]
 
[[Category:Description]]
 
[[Category:Staff policies and procedures]]
 
[[Category:Staff policies and procedures]]

Revision as of 15:46, 4 April 2014

MARC 21 field 040 in the bibliographic format contains the MARC code for or the name of the organization(s) that created the original bibliographic record, assigned MARC content designation and transcribed the record into machine-readable form, or modified (except for the addition of holdings symbols) an existing MARC record. These data and the code in the 008/39 (Cataloging source) specify the parties responsible for the bibliographic record.

Formulation

When creating a new record, or adding a new description convention code (ǂe) to an existing record, the order of subfields should go as follows:
040 ǂa ǂb ǂe ǂc ǂd

040 ǂa  ǂb  ǂe  ǂc  ǂd

When using OCLC copy that has not been updated to meet this standard, it is not necessary to change it manually.

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