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337  Media 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 
‡a Media type term (R) To be determined/To be determined
‡b Media type code (R) To be determined/To be determined
‡2 Source (NR) To be determined/To be determined
‡3 Materials specified (NR) To be determined/To be determined




Definition

Media type reflects the general type of intermediation device required to view, play, run, etc., the content of a resource. Used as an alternative to or in addition to the coded expression of Media type in field 007 subfield ‡a (Category of material). Field 337 information enables indication of more specific media types and media types from various lists.

Multiple media types should be recorded in separate occurrences of field 337.

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

 
‡a Media type term   Media 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 ‡b for more information). For a list of RDA media type terms, see RDA 3.2.
337     audio ‡b s ‡2 rdamedia
337     video ‡b v ‡2 rdamedia
‡b Media type code   Code representing the media type of the work being described. For codes identifying RDA media types (i.e., subfield ‡2 is coded rdamedia), see Term and Code List for RDA Media Types (http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/rdamedia.html).
337     computer ‡b c ‡2 rdamedia
337     unmediated ‡b n ‡2 rdamedia ‡3 liner notes
‡2 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).
337     video ‡b v ‡2 rdamedia
‡3 Materials specified   Part of the described materials to which the field applies. Subfield ‡3 should be placed at the end of field.
337     unmediated ‡b n ‡2 rdamedia ‡3 liner notes

Printing

Field 337 does not print.

Last revised: October 14, 2013