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507  Scale Note for Graphic Material (NR)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Representative fraction of scale note (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡b Remainder of scale note (NR) Required if applicable/Optional

Definition

For visual materials, use field 507 for the scale of graphic materials such as architectural drawings, technical drawings, models, art reproductions, and three-dimensional artifacts.

Do not use field 507 for the scale notation for cartographic materials. For the scale notation of cartographic materials cataloged under both current and earlier cataloging instructions use field 255.

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 Representative fraction of scale note

The representative fraction of scale note.

507     Scale 1/16 in. to 1 ft.
[The note is for an architectural drawing]
507     Scale 1:10 of the original.
[The note is for a model]
‡b Remainder of scale note

The remainder of the scale note. If the still image or three-dimensional form is not to scale, and this fact is considered important for identification or selection, record that information in subfield ‡b.

507     ‡b Not drawn to scale.
[The note is for an architectural drawing]
507     ‡b Scale not given.
507     ‡b Life size.

Printing

Field 507 prints as a note. See "5xx Introduction" for more information.

This page last revised: January 13, 2015