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MARC Frequency of Issue Term List

List identifier: marcfrequency

Term List

Source: This list was compiled from a controlled list in the MARC 21 Holdings Format for Bibliographic Data used in MARC fields 853-855 (Caption and Pattern fields), subfield w (Frequency).

  • Continuously updated
  • Daily

  • Semiweekly - 2 times a week

  • Three times a week
  • Weekly
  • Biweekly - every 2 weeks
  • Three times a month
  • Semimonthly - 2 times a month
  • Monthly

  • Bimonthly - every 2 months
  • Quarterly
  • Three times a year

  • Semiannual - 2 times a year
  • Annual

  • Biennial - every 2 years
  • Triennial - every 3 years
  • Completely irregular

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