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346 Video Characteristics (R)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Video format (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡b Broadcast standard (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡0 Authority record control number or standard number (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡2 Source (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡3 Materials specified (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable

Definition

Technical specifications relating to the encoding of analog video images in a resource.

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 Video format

A standard, etc., used to encode the analog video content of a resource.

346     Beta ‡b PAL ‡2 rda
‡b Broadcast standard

A system used to format a video resource for television broadcast.

346     VHS ‡b NTSC ‡2 rda
‡0 Authority record control number or standard number

Subfield ‡0 (zero) contains the system control number of the related authority record or a standard identifier such as an International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI). The control number or identifier is preceded by the appropriate MARC Organization code (for a related authority record) or the Standard Identifier source code (for a standard identifier scheme), enclosed in parentheses. See MARC Code List for Organizations (http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/) for a listing of organization codes and Standard Identifier Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/standard-identifier.html) for code systems for standard identifiers. Subfield ‡0 is repeatable for different control numbers or identifiers.

Note: Do not input subfield ‡0 in master records. Local authority identifiers may be entered in subfield ‡0 locally, but should not be added to master records in WorldCat.

‡2 Source

Identification of the source of terms when they are from a controlled list.

‡3 Materials specified

The part of the described materials to which the field applies.

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 346.

Printing

Field 346 does not print.

This page last revised: September, 2013