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051  Library of Congress Copy, Issue, Offprint Statement (R)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
MIX: Obsolete/Obsolete
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Classification number (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂb Item number (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂc Copy information (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

Data about copies, issues, offprints, and detached copies. This field pertains only to such information assigned by LC. LC copy data may be located at the bottom of LC cataloging copy. If you are transcribing such data, use field 051. Do not use field 051 if the only information is a copy number preceded by dashes.

Field 051 always ends in a period.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
ǂa Classification number

The class number portion of the LC assigned call number. Use the guidelines for field 050.

051     RS310 ǂb .W59 ǂc Offprint. Cover dated 1946.
ǂb Item number

The item number portion of the LC assigned call number. Use the guidelines for field 050.

051     Z43.43 ǂb M6 1969b ǂc Copy 2. Rosenwald Coll.
ǂc Copy information

Transcribe copy data as it appears on LC copy. Do not use field 051 if LC cataloging includes only a copy number without qualifying information.

051     QE75 ǂb .G4 ǂc 2d set.
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

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