64X - Series Treatment-General Information
MARC 21 Authority
"Full" documentation refers to the MARC 21 Format for Authority 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 Authority Data that contains abridged descriptions of every data element, along with examples.
640 - Series Dates of Publication and/or Sequential Designation
641 - Series Numbering Peculiarities
643 - Series Place and Publisher/Issuing Body
646 - Series Classification Practice
DEFINITION AND SCOPE
Fields 640-646 contain information concerning the treatment of a 1XX series heading
when that heading is used in bibliographic records. Other series treatment
information is contained in the fixed-length data elements of field 008 and in link,
standard number, and call number fields in the 01X-09X fields.
CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY
In fields 642, 643, 644, 645, and 646 the following first indicator values were made
obsolete in CANMARC:
Indicator 1 - Numbering example
0 - Current numbering example [OBSOLETE, 1997] [CAN/MARC only]
1 - Earlier numbering example [OBSOLETE, 1997] [CAN/MARC only]