Fixed Fields for Books

FMT:
  • b: book
RT:
  • a: language material
BL:
  • m: monograph
DT:
  • Date record first entered NOTIS (system supplied)
R/DT:
  • Revision date (system supplied)
STAT:
  • Record status (system supplied)
E/L:
  • usually blank
  • 1: item not examined
DCF:
  • a: AACR2
  • i: ISBD
  • blank: pre AACR2
D/S:
  • d: displayed
  • s: suppressed
SRC:
  • blank: Library of Congress
  • d: not Library of Congress
PLACE:
  • Corresponds with place of publication in 260 field.  Some commonly used codes are listed in the tables below.  Other codes are available in the USMARC Code list for Countries in the Documents Center

Countries

at – Australia

enk – England

ne – Netherlands

sz – Switzerland

au – Austria

fr – France

ru – Russia

xxk – United Kingdom

xxc – Canada

ie – Ireland

stk – Scotland

xxu – United States

cr – Czech Republic

it – Italy

sa – South Africa

wlk – Wales


States

alu – Alabama

ilu – Illinois

nbu – Nebraska

sdu – South Dakota

aku – Alaska

inu – Indiana

nvu – Nevada

tnu – Tennessee

aza – Arizona

iau – Iowa

nhu – New Hampshire

txu – Texas

aru – Arkansas

ksu – Kansas

nju – New Jersey

utu – Utah

cau – California

kyu – Kentucky

nmu – New Mexico

vtu – Vermont

cou – Colorado

lau – Louisiana

nyu – New York

vau – Virginia

ctu – Connecticut

meu – Maine

ncu – North Carolina

wau – Washington State

deu – Delaware

mdu – Maryland

ndu – North Dakota

wvu – West Virginia

dcu – District of Columbia

mau – Massachusetts

ohu – Ohio

wiu – Wisconsin

flu – Florida

miu – Michigan

oku – Oklahoma

wyw – Wyoming

gau – Georgia

mnu – Minnesota

oru – Oregon

 

hiu – Hawaii

msu – Mississippi

pau – Pennsylvania

 

idu – Idaho

mou – Missouri

riu – Rhode Island

 

 

mtu – Montana

scu – South Carolina

 


LANG:
Language, or predominate language, of the text.  Some commonly used codes are listed below.  Other language codes are available in the USMARC Code List for Languages in the Documents Center
  • eng: English
  • fre: French
  • ger: German
  • spa: Spanish
MOD:
  • Modified record code: always blank
T/AUD:
  • j: juvenile
  • blank: not juvenile
REPRO:
  • Always blank for books
D/CODE:
  • s: single (one date)
  • r: reprint
  • m: multiple
  • n: unknown
  • q: questionable
  • d: detailed
  • t: publication and copyright
DT/1 DT/2:
  • Corresponds with 260 field and D/CODE
CONT:
  • blank: no specified nature of contents
  • a: abstract or summary
  • b: bibliography
  • c: catalog and collection
  • d: dictionary
  • e: encyclopedia
  • f: handbook
  • g: legal article
  • i: index (other than its own)
  • l: legislation
  • n: survey of the literature in the subject area
  • o: review
  • p: programmed textbook
  • q: filmography
  • r: directory of people or organizations
  • s: statistics
  • t: technical reports
  • v: legal case
  • w: law report
ILLUS:
  • a: ill.
  • b: maps
  • c: ports.
  • e: plans
  • f: plates
  • g: music
  • h: facsims.
  • i: coat of arms
  • j: geneal. tables
GOVT:
  • blank: not a government publication
  • f: federal
  • s: state
  • l: local
  • i: international (ex. UNESCO)
BIOG: (Biography code is the work about a person(s) or contains information about their live(s))
  • blank: not biographical
  • a: individual autobiography
  • b: individual biography
  • c: collective biography or collective autobiography
  • d: contains some biographical information
FEST: A festschrift is a work published in honor of a person, institution, or society on the occasion of an anniversary celebration
  • 0: not a festschrift
  • 1: festschrift
CONF:
  • 0: not a conference
  • 1: conference or collection of papers presented at a meeting
FICT:
  • 0: non fiction
  • 1: fiction
INDX:
  • 0: does not have an index
  • 1: has an index
ME/B:
  • obsolete: leave blank


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