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Guidelines for Recording Holdings:
MARC Field 868 (Textual Holdings - Indexes)

This field contains a textual description of the holdings of indexes.

 

First Indicator (Encoding Level):
Code Meaning Notes
blank No information provided  
3 Level 3 holdings Use for retrospective holdings and electronic resource holdings
4 Level 4 holdings  
Second Indicator (Type of Notation):
Code Meaning Notes
0 Non standard Use for electronic resource holdings and "odd" holdings which are not covered in the standard
1 ANSI/NISO Z39.71 or ISO 10324  
Subfield Codes:
Code Meaning Notes
|8 Field Link and Sequence Number
  • No space after the subfield
  • Subfield |8 is always the first subfield and the linking number is always 1
  • Example:  |81|av.1(1992)
|a Textual Holdings
  • No space after the subfield
  • Refer to guidelines for captions, enumeration, and chronology
  • Example:  |81|av.1/10(1992/2001)
|x Nonpublic Note
  • No space after the subfield
  • Use for staff notes that relate to the field, not the MARC holdings record as a whole
  • Example:  |81|av.1/10(1992/2001)|xdo not rebind
|z Public Note
  • No space after the subfield
  • Use for public notes that relate to the field, not the MARC holdings record as a whole
  • Example:  |81|av.1/10(1992/2001)|zSubject

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