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Term List

Source: This list was derived from controlled lists of coded values in the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data used in MARC field 007/01 (Specific material designation) for the following categories of material: electronic resource, globe, kit, map, microform, motion picture, nonprojected graphic, notated music, projected graphic, remote-sensing image, sound recording, tactile material, text, and videorecording.

The form terms are arranged by carrier/media categories, such as electronic resource, globe, etc.  The more general form, e.g., electronic resource, may be used in place of a special type such as chip cartridge.

electronic resource
chip cartridge
computer optical disc cartridge
magnetic disk
magneto-optical disc
optical disc
remote
tape cartridge
tape cassette
tape reel
globe
celestial globe
earth moon globe
planetary or lunar globe
terrestrial globe
map
atlas
diagram
map
model
profile
remote-sensing image
section
view
microform
aperture card
microfiche
microfiche cassette
microfilm cartridge
microfilm cassette
microfilm reel
microopaque
motion picture
film cartridge
film cassette
film reel
nonprojected graphic
chart
collage
drawing
flash card
painting
photomechanical print
photonegative
photoprint
picture
print
technical drawing
projected graphic
filmslip
filmstrip cartridge
filmstrip roll
other filmstrip type
slide
transparency
sound recording
cylinder
roll
sound cartridge
sound cassette
sound disc
sound-tape reel
sound-track film
wire recording
tactile material
braille
combination
moon
tactile, with no writing system
text
braille
large print
regular print
text in looseleaf binder
videorecording
videocartridge
videocassette
videodisc
videoreel

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