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584  Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note (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 Accumulation (R) Required if applicable/ Required if applicable
‡b Frequency of use (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡3 Materials specified (NR) Optional/Optional
‡5 Institution to which field applies (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable

Definition

A note with measurements of and information about the rates of accumulation when the described materials are continuing, open-ended accessions. Use field 584 also for the rates of reference use of all described materials.

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 Accumulation

The rate at which the described materials are accumulating. Express the rate as a ratio of volume to time period.

584     ‡3 General subject files ‡a 45 cubic ft. average annual accumulation 1970-1979. ‡a 5.4 cubic ft. average monthly accumulation, 1979-1982. ‡a Current average monthly accumulation is 2 cubic ft.
‡b Frequency of use

The measure of reference activity in the described materials. Express the measure as a ratio of number of retrievals to time period or by general terms such as "active" or "inactive."

584     ‡b An average of 15 reference requests per month, with peak demand during June and December. ‡b Total reference requests for 1984: 179.
‡3 Materials specified

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

584     ‡3 Employee records ‡a 10 cubic ft. annual accumulation.
‡5 Institution to which field applies

A code of the institution or organization that holds the copy to which the field applies. Use for notes that do not apply to the universal description of the item. See MARC Code List for Organizations (http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/orgshome.html) or Symbols and Interlibrary Loan Policies in Canada (http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/6/16/s16-202-e.html). Subfield ‡5 unlikely to be used in field 584.

Printing

Field 584 does not print.

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