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25X-28X - Edition, Imprint, Etc. Fields-General Information


MARC 21 Bibliographic
September 2011

"Full" documentation refers to the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data that contains detailed descriptions of every data element, along with examples, input conventions and history sections.

"Concise" documentation refers to the MARC 21 Concise Format for Bibliographic Data that contains abridged descriptions of every data element, along with examples.


DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Descriptive information concerning the item described in a bibliographic record other than title related data. Data recorded includes the edition statement, imprint and other publication source information, addresses, descriptive data related to specific forms of material, and addresses. Together with the other 2XX and the 3XX fields, this data constitutes what is referred to as the body of the bibliographic record.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 257 - Country of Producing Entity for Archival Films [RENAMED, 2009]
Field 258 - Philatelic Issue Data [NEW, 2004]
Field 261 - Imprint Statement for Films (Pre-AACR 1 Revised) [USMARC only]
Field 262 - Imprint Statement for Sound Recordings (Pre-AACR 2) [USMARC only]
Field 264 - Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice [NEW, 2011]
Field 265 - Source for Acquisition/Subscription Address (AM, MC) [OBSOLETE, 1983]
Field 265 - Source for Acquisition/Subscription Address (BK, CF, MP, MU, VM, SE) [OBSOLETE, 1993]
Both indicator positions were undefined. The subfield codes were: $a (Source for acquisition/subscription address) and $6 (Linkage). Source information may be contained in subfield $b (Source of stock number/acquisition) of field 037 (Source of Acquisition).

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