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008 - Computer Files (NR)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - concise
April 2015

Character Positions

18-21 - Undefined (006/01-04)

Four undefined character positions; each contains a blank (#) or a fill character (|).

22 - Target audience (006/05)

One-character alphabetic code indicates the target audience for which the material is intended.

# - Unknown or not specified
a - Preschool
b - Primary
c - Pre-adolescent
d - Adolescent
e - Adult
f - Specialized
g - General
j - Juvenile
| - No attempt to code
23 - Form of item (006/06)

One-character alphabetic code that specifies the form of material for the item.

# - Unknown or not specified
o - Online
q - Direct electronic
| - No attempt to code
24-25 - Undefined (006/07-08)

Two undefined character positions; each contains a blank (#) or a fill character (|).

26 - Type of computer file (006/09)

One-character alphabetic code that indicates the type of computer file described in the bibliographic record.

a - Numeric data
b - Computer program
c - Representational

Pictorial or graphic information that can be manipulated in conjunction with other types of files to produce graphic patterns that can be used to interpret and give meaning to the information.

d - Document
e - Bibliographic data
f - Font
g - Game
h - Sound
i - Interactive multimedia
j - Online system or service
m - Combination
u - Unknown
z - Other
| - No attempt to code
27 - Undefined (006/10)

Undefined; contains a blank (#) or a fill character (|).

28 - Government publication (006/11)

One-character alphabetic code that indicates whether the computer file is published or produced by or for an international, national, provincial, state, or local government agency (including intergovermental bodies of all types), any subdivision of such a body and, if so, the jurisdictional level of the agency.

# - Not a government publication
a - Autonomous or semi-autonomous component
c - Multilocal
f - Federal/national
i - International intergovernmental
l - Local
m - Multistate
o - Government publication-level undetermined
s - State, provincial, territorial, dependent, etc.
u - Unknown if item is government publication
z - Other
| - No attempt to code
29-34 - Undefined (006/12-17)

Six undefined character positions; each contains a blank (#) or a fill character (|).


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