Availability Status Code Source Codes
Availability Status Sources identifies standard code lists for specifying product availability status for a resource and assigns a code to each list. The purpose of this list is to enable interpretation of availability status codes contained in metadata records. For code assignment, general structure, usage, and maintenance guidelines see Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes.
Arrangement of the List
Entries in the list are arranged in alphabetical order by the code and consist of the source code followed by the bibliographic citation for the source documentation. The citations are linked to the online source for some codes.
Each code consists of a maximum of 12 lowercase alphabetic characters. Possible additions to codes are described in Source Codes.
Availability Status Source Codes
Availability Status Source Code Usage in MARC
MARC 21 Formats and Fields
- 366 $2 (Trade Availability Information / Source of availability status code)