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Term and Code List for RDA Content Types

This list contains Resource Description and Access (RDA) terms and corresponding three-character lower case alphabetic codes for RDA Content types. These types can be recorded in MARC Bibliographic and Authority records in textual form and/or in the three-character coded form in MARC field 336 (Content Type). In MARC Bibliographic records, content types are also recorded, sometimes in a more granular and sometimes in a more general form, with one-character codes in the MARC Bibliographic Leader/06 (Type of material). In the following, the three-character codes and terms for field 336 $b and $a, respectively, are listed along with the corresponding Leader/06 codes.

The source code for this list in field 336 $2 (Source) is rdacontent.

RDA content term - 336 $a MARC codes for
RDA terms - 336 $b
MARC Bibliographic Leader/06 code(s)
cartographic dataset crd e or f
cartographic image cri e or f
cartographic moving image crm e or f
cartographic tactile image crt e or f
cartographic tactile three-dimensional form crn e or f
cartographic three-dimensional form crf e or f
computer dataset cod m
computer program cop m
notated movement ntv a or t
notated music ntm c or d
performed music prm j
sounds snd i
spoken word spw i
still image sti k
tactile image tci k
tactile notated music tcm c or d
tactile notated movement tcn a or t
tactile text tct a or t
tactile three-dimensional form tcf r
text txt a or t
three-dimensional form tdf r
three-dimensional moving image tdm g
two-dimensional moving image tdi g
other xxx o or p
unspecified zzz  
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