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300 - Physical Description (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - concise
October 2005

Physical description of the described item, including its extent, dimensions, and such other physical details as a description of any accompanying materials and unit type and size.

Indicators

First - Undefined
# - Undefined
Second - Undefined
# - Undefined

Subfield Codes

$a - Extent (R)
Number of physical pages, volumes, cassettes, total playing time, etc., of of each type of unit.
$b - Other physical details (NR)
Physical characteristics such as illustrative matter, coloration, playing speed, groove characteristics, presence and kind of sound, number of channels, motion picture presentation format, etc.
$c - Dimensions (R)
Expressed in centimeters, millimeters, or inches; may include a parenthetical qualifier giving the format of the item (e.g., (fol.), (8vo)).
$e - Accompanying material (NR)
May include a parenthetical physical description of the accompanying material.
$f - Type of unit (R)
Terms such as page, volumes, boxes, cu. ft., linear ft., etc. that are used to identify the configuration of material and how it is stored.
$g - Size of unit (R)
Size of a type of unit given in the preceding subfield $f.
Repeatable when additional forms of extent data are given.
$3 - Materials specified (NR)
Part of the described materials to which the field applies.
$6 - Linkage (NR)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

Examples

300 ##$a149 pages ;$c23 cm
300 ##$a1 score (16 p.) ;$c29 cm
300 ##$a11 volumes :$billustrations ;$c24 cm
300 ##$a1 sound disc (20 min.) :$banalog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ;$c12 in.
300 ##$a160 slides :$bcolor ;$c2 x 2 in.
300 ##$a8 reels of 8 (7557 ft.) :$bsd., col. ;$c35 mm$3dupe neg nitrate (copy 2)
300 ##$a1 videocassette of 1 (Beta) (30 min.) :$bsd., col. ;$c1/2 in.$3(2 copies)
300 ##$a1 computer disk :$bcolor, sound ;$c3 1/2 in.
300 ##$a42$fcu. ft.
300 ##$3poems$a1$fpage ;$c108 cm. x 34.5 cm
300 ##$adiary$a1$fvolume$a(463$fpages) ;$c17 cm. x 34.5 cm
300 ##$a17$fboxes$a(7$flinear ft.)
300 ##$a1 reel (312 ft.) :$bsi., b&w ;$c16 mm$3ref print.
300 ##$a65 prints :$brelief process ;$c29 x 22 cm
300 ##$a1 score (30 p.) ;$c20 cm. +$a16 parts ;$c32 cm
300 ##$a1 globe :$bcolor, wood, mounted on brass stand ;$c12 cm in diameter
300 ##$a1 sound disc (20 min.) :$banalog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ;$c12 in.
300 ##$a1 sound disc (56 min.) :$bdigital, stereo. ;$c4 3/4 in.
300 ##$a149 p. ;$c23 cm
300 ##$3poems$a1$fpage ;$c108 cm. x 34.5 cm
300 ##$a40 p. :$bill. (woodcuts) ;$c20 cm. (8vo)
300 ##$a271 p. :$bill. ;$c21 cm. +$eatlas (37 p., 19 leaves of plates : 19 col. maps ; 37 cm.)
300 ##$a1 computer disk ;$c3 1/2 in. +$ereference manual
300 ##$a24$ffile drawers
300 ##$3records$a1$fbox$g2 x 4 x 3 1/2 ft.

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