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336  Content Type (R)

       

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Content type term (R) Required if applicable/Optional
ǂb Content type code (R) Required if applicable/Optional
ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ2 Source (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
ǂ3 Materials specified (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

The form of communication through which a work is expressed. Used in conjunction with Type, which indicates the general type of content of the resource. Field 336 information enables expression of more specific content types and content types from various lists.

Multiple content types should be recorded in separate occurrences of field 336.

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 Content type term

Content type of the work being described. Use terms which correspond to the language of cataloging used in other parts of the description (see field 040 ǂb for more information). For a list of RDA content type terms, see RDA 6.9.

336     performed music ǂb prm ǂ2 rdacontent
336     two-dimensional moving image ǂb tdi ǂ2 rdacontent
ǂb Content type code

Code representing the content type of the work being described. For codes identifying RDA content types (i.e., subfield ǂ2 is coded rdacontent), see Term and Code List for RDA Content Types (http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/rdacontent.html).

336     tactile text ǂb tct ǂ2 rdacontent
336     text ǂb txt ǂ2 rdacontent ǂ3 liner notes
ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number

For information about subfield ǂ0, see Control Subfields.

ǂ2 Source

MARC code that identifies the source of the term or code used to record the content type information. See Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/genre-form.html).

336     three-dimensional moving image ǂb tdm ǂ2 rdacontent
ǂ3 Materials specified

For information about subfield ǂ3, see Control Subfields. Subfield ǂ3 should be placed at the end of field 336.

336     text ǂb txt ǂ2 rdacontent ǂ3 liner notes
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

This page last revised: August 22, 2016