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891  Publication Pattern Data (R)

       

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Subfield ‡9 dependent
blank character, 0-5 Subfield ‡9 dependent
2nd Indicator  Subfield ‡9 dependent
blank character, 0-4 Subfield ‡9 dependent
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a First level of enumeration (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡b Second level of enumeration (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡c Third level of enumeration (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡d Fourth level of enumeration (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡e Fifth level of enumeration (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡f Sixth level of enumeration (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡g Alternative numbering scheme, first level of enumeration (NR) Optional/Optional
‡h Alternative numbering scheme, second level of enumeration (NR) Optional/Optional
‡i First level of chronology (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡j Second level of chronology (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡k Third level of chronology (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡l Fourth level of chronology (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡m Alternative numbering scheme, chronology (NR) Optional/Optional
‡n Pattern note [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (NR) Optional/Optional
‡n Converted Gregorian year [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865] (NR) Optional/Optional
‡o Type of unit [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855 or 863-865]  (R) Optional/Optional
‡p Number of pieces per issuance [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (NR) Optional/Optional
‡p Piece designation [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865] (NR) Optional/Optional
‡u Bibliographic units per next higher level [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡v Numbering continuity [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡v

Issuing date [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 865](R)

Optional/Optional

‡w Frequency [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡w Break indicator [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865] (NR) Optional/Optional
‡x Calendar change [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡x

Nonpublic note [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865] (R)

Optional/Optional

‡y Regularity pattern [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡z Numbering scheme [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (R) Optional/Optional
‡z Public note [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865] (R) Optional/Optional
‡2 Source of caption abbreviation [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (R) Optional/Optional
‡3 Materials specified [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] (NR) Optional/Optional
‡8 Field link and sequence number (NR) Optional/Optional
‡9 Tag of the MARC holdings field (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory

Definition

Information about the publication patterns for serials. Field 891 was implemented in support of the CONSER Publication Patterns Initiative. However, the field is also available for use by non-CONSER libraries.

Field 891 is not part of MARC 21 format. Field 891 contains embedded MARC holdings fields 853, 854, 855, 863, 864, and 865. Use subfield ‡9 to record the MARC holding field tag. Define all other indicators and subfields to correspond to the field tag recorded in subfield ‡9. Repeat field 891 for each instance of a MARC field tag embedded in subfield ‡9. For more information about the indicators and subfields, see MARC 21 Format for Holdings Data (http://www.loc.gov/marc/holdings/echdhome.html).

Guidelines on the use of field 891 are available on the Publication Patterns Initiative page (http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/conser/ppi/).

1st Indicator

Subfield 9 dependent. All indicator values have meaning only within the MARC field definition for the field recorded in subfield ‡9.

 
blank character, 0-5

Subfield ‡9 dependent . Indicator definition dependent on the field recorded in subfield ‡9.

2nd Indicator

Subfield 9 dependent. All indicator values have meaning only within the MARC field definition for the field recorded in subfield ‡9.

 
blank character, 0-4

Subfield ‡9 dependent . Indicator definition dependent on the field recorded in subfield ‡9.

Subfields

 
‡a First level of enumeration

The highest level of enumeration.

891 3 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year/year)
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1 ‡a <1980/1988> ‡x provisional
‡b Second level of enumeration

The second level of enumeration.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year) ‡b (no.) ‡u 3 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (season) ‡w t
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <1995> ‡b <3> ‡i <1995> ‡j <24>
‡c Third level of enumeration

The third level of enumeration.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year) ‡b (month) ‡c (day/day) ‡w g
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <2009>‡b <11>‡c <13/15>
‡d Fourth level of enumeration

The fourth level of enumeration.

891 3 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year) ‡b (*) ‡c v. ‡d no. ‡i (year) ‡ǂj (date)
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1 ‡a <1993> ‡b <1>- ‡c <1>- ‡i <1993> ‡x provisional
‡e Fifth level of enumeration

The fifth level of enumeration.

‡f Sixth level of enumeration

The sixth level of enumeration.

‡g Alternative numbering scheme, first level of enumeration

The highest level of alternative numbering scheme.

891 3 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year) ‡b (month) ‡g no. ‡w m
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 1993-2010 ‡b 01-10 ‡g 1-209
‡h Alternative numbering scheme, second level of enumeration

The second level of alternative numbering scheme.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡g (year) ‡h +quarter ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡w q
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <28> ‡b <1>‡g <2000> ‡h <1>
‡i First level of chronology

The highest level of chronology.

891 0 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a al-sanah ‡b al-ʻadad ‡i (Hegira year) ‡w q
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1 ‡a <3> ‡b <4> ‡i <1411> ‡m <1989>
‡j Second level of chronology

The second level of chronology.

891 3 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡i (year) ‡j (quarter)
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1 ‡a <1> ‡b <3>- ‡i <1978> ‡x provisional
‡k Third level of chronology

The third level of chronology.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a +sess. ‡i (year) ‡j (month/month) ‡k (day/day) ‡w x
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a [1]-9 ‡i 1964-1996 ‡j 03/06-04/05 ‡k 23/16-27/11
‡l Fourth level of chronology

The fourth level of chronology.

‡m Alternative numbering scheme, chronology

The alternative chronology scheme.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (*) ‡i (Hejira year) ‡w a ‡m (year/year)
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <21> ‡i <1420> ‡m <1999/2000>
‡n Pattern note [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

The explanatory note citing the specific year and issue used to prepare the regularity pattern coding expressed in the field.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 3 ‡v r ‡g +issue ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w t
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 1-4 ‡g 1-12 ‡i 1994-[2001?]
891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 2 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 2 ‡v r ‡g +issue ‡w 2 ‡3 v.5- ‡n undated; semiannual per Web site; v.5:no.1 c2002
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 2.1 ‡a 5 ‡b 1 ‡g 13
‡n Converted Gregorian year [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865]

The Gregorian-calendar conversion of a year that is recorded in a non-Gregorian scheme in a chronology-level subfield.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a al-ʻadad ‡i (Hegira year) ‡j (Hegira month) ‡w q
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 1 ‡i 1418 ‡j Muḥarram ‡n 1997
‡o Type of unit

The type of unit (e.g., annual buyer's guide, subject index) in the enumeration hierarchy when it has no associated sequence numbering. Subfield ‡o immediately follows the caption subfield to which it refers when subfield ‡9 is coded 853-855. Subfield ‡o immediately follows the enumeration subfield to which it refers when subfield ‡9 is coded 863-865.

‡p Number of pieces per issuance [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

A numeric value that represents the number of physical parts or pieces received per issuance. This technique allows for describing the behavior of items issued in parts. Subfield ‡p is only coded in cases where the number of parts or pieces is different from the publishing frequency expressed in subfield ‡w. Place all codable frequency information in subfield ‡w.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡ǂi (year) ‡j (month) ‡w q ‡p m01,04.07,10
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <80>‡b <1>‡i <1999>‡j <01>
‡p Piece designation [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865]

An identification of a piece. The designation may be an identification number such as a bar code number or an accession number.

‡u Bibliographic units per next higher level [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

Either a number that specifies the total number of parts that comprise the next higher level of enumeration or the code var or und. Use subfield ‡u with each level of enumeration except the first level.

891 0 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 26 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w w ‡x 01
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <1> ‡i <1984>
891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 2 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u var ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡k (day) ‡w w ‡x 01 ‡y ow1299
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 2.1 ‡a <36> ‡b <1> ‡i <2001> ‡j <07> ‡k <4>
‡v Numbering continuity [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

A one-character code that indicates whether the enumeration has continuously incrementing numbers or whether the numbering restarts at the completion of a specific unit. Use subfield ‡v with each level of enumeration except the first level.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 6 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month/month) ‡w b ‡x 01/02
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <14> ‡b <1> ‡i <1997> ‡j <01/02>
‡v Issuing date [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 865]

Date of issuance of an index.

891 3 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡i (year)
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <1>- ‡i <1984>- ‡x provisional
‡w Frequency [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

A one-character alphabetic code or a number that indicates the publication frequency of the item.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w 04 ‡x 03
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <1>- ‡i <1972>- ‡x provisional
‡w Break indicator [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865]

A one-character code that indicates whether a break in the enumeration and chronology contained in multiple 863-865 fields is due either to published issue(s) lacking in the collection or to unpublished parts or a lack of continuity in the enumeration and chronology of the parts.

‡x Calendar change [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

One or more two- or four-character numeric codes that indicate the chronological point at which the next higher level increments or changes.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year) ‡b (season) ‡w f ‡x 21,23
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <2002> ‡b <21>
‡x Nonpublic note [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865]

A note relating to all or part of the field that is in a form not intended for public display. A note which is intended for public display is contained in subfield ‡z.

891 3 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡i (year)
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <1>- ‡i <1984>- ‡x provisional
‡y Regularity pattern [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] 

Codes that describe the regularity of the publishing pattern codes in subfield ‡w.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w q ‡x 03
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 1 ‡b 1 ‡i 1998 ‡j 03
891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 2 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 5 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w b ‡x 03 ‡y 03,06,08,10,12
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 2.1 ‡a <8> ‡b <3> ‡i <2005> ‡j <08>
891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 3 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 6 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w b ‡x 02
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 3.1 ‡a 9 ‡b 1 ‡i 2006 ‡j 02
‡z Numbering scheme [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855] 

A six-character code string designating the numbering schemes used on a publication. The codes allow for recording different numbering schemes at different levels of enumeration.

‡z Public note [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 863-865]

A note relating to all or part of the field that is in a form intended for public display. A note which is not intended for public display is contained in subfield ‡x.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a (year) ‡b (month)
891 3 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 1974-1982 ‡b 02-10 ‡z Incomplete
‡2 Source of caption abbreviation [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

MARC code that identifies the source of the abbreviations used in the captions of the field. See Caption Abbreviation Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/caption-abbreviation.html).

‡3 Materials specified [Valid only for subfield ‡9 coded 853-855]

Information that specifies the range of volumes or dates to which the field applies.

891 3 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w q ‡x 03 ‡3 1986-1998
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <1>- ‡i <1986>- ‡x provisional
891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 2 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 6 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡x 02
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 2.1 ‡a 14 ‡b 1 ‡i 1999 ‡j 02
‡8 Field link and sequence number

Information that identifies linked fields. Use subfield ‡8 also to propose a sequence for the relative order of display of the linked fields.

891 0 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡i (year)
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a <2>- ‡i <1900>- ‡x provisional
891 1 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 2 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 6 ‡v r ‡i (year)
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 2.1 ‡a <59>- ‡i <1957>- ‡x provisional
891 1 3 ‡9 853 ‡8 3 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 4 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w q ‡x 02
891 4 0 ‡9 863 ‡8 3.1 ‡a <70>- ‡i <1968>- ‡x provisional
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 3.2 ‡a <103> ‡b <1> ‡i <2001> ‡j <02>
‡9 Tag of the MARC holdings field

Subfield ‡9 contains the tag of the holdings field embedded in field 891. The only valid contents are tags 853, 854, 855, 863, 864, and 865 which are defined in the MARC 21 format as:

  • 853 - Captions and Pattern - Basic Bibliographic Unit
  • 854 - Captions and Pattern - Supplementary Material
  • 855 - Captions and Pattern - Indexes
  • 863 - Enumeration and Chronology - Basic Bibliographic Unit
  • 864 - Enumeration and Chronology - Supplementary Material
  • 865 - Enumeration and Chronology - Indexes

Subfield ‡9 is always the first subfield in the field. Indicator and subfield definitions are dependent on the field tag recorded in subfield ‡9. All subfield code values have meaning only within the MARC field definition for the field tag recorded in subfield ‡9.

891 2 0 ‡9 853 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b no. ‡u 6 ‡v r ‡i (year) ‡j (month) ‡w b ‡x 01 ‡y pm 01/02,03/04,05/06,07/08,09/10,11/12
891 4 1 ‡9 863 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 3 ‡b 1 ‡i 1997 ‡j 01/02
891 2 0 ‡9 854 ‡8 1 ‡a v. ‡b suppl. ‡v r ‡i (year)
891 4 1 ‡9 864 ‡8 1.1 ‡a 7 ‡b 1 ‡i 2001

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This page last revised July 13, 2015