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753  System Details Access to Computer Files (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 Make and model of machine (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡b Programming language (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡c Operating system (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable

Definition

The type of machine, programming language, and/or operating system used with computer files and accompanying material. Use field 753 to provide access to the bibliographic record which would otherwise not be possible and to facilitate the capability of selecting and arranging records for production of printed indexes.

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 Make and model of machine

The make and model of the machine on which the computer file operates.

753     IBM PC
‡b Programming language

The name of the programming language associated with the data comprising the computer (e.g., Pascal).

753     Compaq ‡b Basic ‡c DOS 3.2
‡c Operating system

The name of the operating system.

753     Apple II ‡c DOS 3.3

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 753.

Printing

Field 753 prints as a heading and a tracing. It prints in uppercase and lowercase as entered or as determined by your profile for 7xx fields. The print program supplies a dash ( -- ) between data in each subfield and a period at the end of the added entry or tracing, unless final punctuation ( . ! ? ) is present. The heading sorts into the same receiving catalog as field 710. Multiple tracings print in order of appearance in the record.

753     IBM PC ‡c DOS 3.3
Prints as a heading:
IBM PC--DOS 3.3.
Prints as a tracing (with appropriate Roman numeral):
IV. IBM PC--DOS 3.3.

This page last revised: September 24, 2014