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532 - Accessibility Note (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
December 2023

First Indicator Second Indicator
Display constant controller
0 - Accessibility technical details
1 - Accessibility features
2 - Accessibility deficiencies
8 - No display constant generated

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Summary of accessibility (NR)
  • $3 - Materials specified (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Textual information describing the accessibility features, hazards, and deficiencies of a resource, including technical details relating to accessibility features. This field may be used to expand on or to qualify data in field 341 (Accessibility Content).


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

First Indicator - Display constant controller

Controls the generation of an introductory phrase.

0 - Accessibility technical details

Devices, equipment, or software required to implement an accessibility feature.

1 - Accessibility features

Provides a description of accessibility features in a resource.

2 - Accessibility deficiencies

Provides a description of content of a resource for which no alternative mode of access has been provided.

8 - No display constant generated

Second Indicator - Undefined

Undefined and contains a blank (#).

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Summary of accessibility

Text describing accessibility features, hazards, and deficiencies as well as technical details relating to accessibility features.

532 0#$aDaisy 3
532 0#$aRequires Daisy 3 software for access; Internet connection
532 1#$aClosed captioning in English
532 1#$aOpen captioning in French and English
532 1#$aDescribed video
532 1#$aPicture-in-picture signing
532 2#$aMenu not navigable
532 2#$aRequires additional software, mouse

$3 - Materials specified

Part of the described materials to which the field applies.

532 1#$3Extra material$aSubtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) in German
532 1#$3Blu-Ray$aSubtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) in English
532 1#$3Blu-Ray$aDescribed in English for people with visual disabilities
532 1#$3Text$aWCAG level AAA
532 2#$3Images of text$aInaccessible

$6 - Linkage

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 532 - Accessibility Note [NEW, 2018]

$3 - Materials specified [NEW, 2023]

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