MARC 581 Publications About Described Materials Note
MARC field 581 in the Bibliographic record contains a citation or other information about a publication that is based on the use, study, or analysis of the materials described in the record. It is repeatable.
Note that it is not currently (Aug. 2015) possible to indicate through coding that the note only applies to a particular copy, or a particular institution.
- 1st: Display constant controller
# - Publications
8 - No display constant generated
- 2nd: Undefined
ǂa - Publications about described materials note (NR)
ǂz - International Standard Book Number (R)
ǂ3 - Materials specified (NR)
ǂ6 - Linkage (NR)
ǂ8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
Policy and formulation
For informal electronic publications like Folgerpedia and The Collation, make a MARC 856 Electronic Location and Access note instead.
For published engravings of paintings, make a general note instead.
- [URL MARC Formatname Tag]
- [URL MARC Formatname Tag in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited by licensing agreements)