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EntW:  Nature of Entire Work


CNR: 008/24; 006/07

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CNR: Optional. One-character code. Default: blank character


CNR, 006 

The nature of an item if it consists entirely of a certain type of material. Use to specify what type of publication the item is as opposed to what it contains. If the item can be considered more than one type of material, record the types in Cont and leave EntW blank.


blank character   Not specified. The nature of the entire item is not specified.
EntW     blank character
650   Periodicals.
a  Abstracts/summaries. The entire item consists of abstracts or summaries of other publications.
EntW     a
Psychological abstracts.
650   Psychology ‡v Abstracts ‡v Periodicals.
b  Bibliographies. The entire item is a bibliography or bibliographies.
EntW     b
Selected U.S. Government publications ...
650   Government publications ‡z United States ‡v Bibliography ‡v Periodicals.
c  Catalogs. The entire item is a catalog (i.e., a list of items in a collection, such as a collection of books, a collection of art objects, etc.).
EntW     c
Standard catalog of U.S. paper money.
650   Paper money ‡z United States ‡v Catalogs ‡v Periodicals.
d  Dictionaries. The entire item is a dictionary, glossary or gazetteer. Code concordances as indexes (code i). Code serial biographical dictionaries as biography (code h).
EntW     d
Glossary of geology.
650   Geology ‡v Dictionaries.
e  Encyclopedias. The entire item is an encyclical or an encyclopedic treatment of a specific topic.
EntW     e
Wikipedia : ‡b the free encyclopedia.
650   Electronic encyclopedias.
f  Handbooks. The entire item is a handbook.
EntW     f
Chilton's guide to air conditioning repair and service.
650   Automobiles ‡x Air conditioning ‡x Maintenance and repair ‡v Handbooks, manuals, etc.
g  Legal articles. The entire item contains substantive articles on legal topics, such as those published in law school reviews.
EntW     g
Missouri law review.
650   Law reviews ‡z Missouri.
h  Biography. The entire item contains biographical material, whether autobiography, collective biography or individual biography. Do not code genealogy as biography.
EntW     h
245 4
The national cyclopaedia of American biography.
651   United States ‡v Biography ‡v Dictionaries.
i  Indexes. The entire item is an index to bibliographical material other than itself (e.g., an indexing journal).
EntW     i
Readers' guide to periodical literature.
650   Periodicals ‡v Indexes ‡v Periodicals.
k  Discographies. The entire item is a discography or discographies or other bibliography of recorded sound.
EntW     k
Goldmine record album price guide.
650   Popular music ‡z United States ‡v Discography.
l  Legislation. The entire item contains full or partial texts of enactments of legislative bodies, published either in statute or in code form. Use code l also when a work consists of texts of rules and regulations issued by executive or administrative agencies.
EntW     l
110 1
New York (State)
245 1
The tax law of the state of New York as of ...
650   Taxation ‡x Law and legislation ‡z New York (State)
m  Theses. The entire item contains theses, dissertations or works identified as having been created to satisfy the requirements for an academic certification or degree.
EntW     m
ProQuest dissertations & theses database.
650   Dissertations, Academic ‡v Databases.
n  Surveys of the literature in a subject area. The entire item contains authored surveys that summarize what has been published about a subject, usually with a list of references either in the body of the work or as a bibliography.
o  Reviews. The entire item is devoted to critical reviews of published or performed works (e.g., books, films, sound recordings, theater, etc.).
EntW     o
245 4
The New York times film reviews.
650   Motion pictures ‡v Reviews ‡v Periodicals.
p  Programmed texts. The entire item is a programmed text.
EntW     p
245 4
The HIV medicine self-directed study guide.
650   AIDS (Disease) ‡v Programmed instruction ‡v Periodicals.
q  Filmographies. The entire item is a filmography, filmographies or other bibliography of moving images.
EntW     q
Current films and videos.
650   Ethnomusicology ‡v Film catalogs ‡v Periodicals.
r  Directories. The entire item is a directory or register of persons or corporate bodies. Code serial biographical dictionaries as Biography (code h).
EntW     r
Directory of historical agencies in Massachusetts.
651   Massachusetts ‡x History ‡x Societies, etc. ‡v Directories.
s  Statistics. The entire item is a collection of statistical data on a subject. Do not use for works about statistical methodology.
EntW     s
Statistical abstract of the United States ...
651   United States ‡v Statistics ‡v Periodicals.
t  Technical reports. The entire item contains technical report material. This is an item that is the result of scientific investigation or technical development, testing or evaluation, presented in a form suitable for dissemination to the technical community.
EntW     t
FAO food and nutrition technical report series.
650   Nutrition.
u  Standards/specifications. The item is either a national, international, or industry standard or a specification giving a precise statement of a process or a service requirement.
EntW     u
110 2
  American Association of State Highway Officials.
245 1
Guide specifications for highway construction.
650   Roads ‡v Specifications ‡z United States.
v  Legal cases and case notes. The entire item contains discussions, such as those in the case comments section of law school reviews, of particular legal cases that have been decided by or that are pending before courts or administrative agencies.
EntW     v
West's Kansas cases : ‡b cases decided in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals ...
610 1 Kansas. ‡b Supreme Court ‡v Cases.
w  Law reports and digests. The entire item contains the texts of decisions of courts or administrative agencies. Use code w also when an item consists of texts of digests of such decisions.
EntW     w
Construction litigation reporter.
650   Construction contracts ‡z United States ‡v Digests.
x  Other reports. NLC use only.
y  Yearbooks. Reference publication issued on an annual or less frequent basis that contains articles summarizing the accomplishments or events of a particular year within a specific discipline or area of endeavor. Annual reports, which are administrative overviews of an organization, are not coded here. Note: Code y was made obsolete in 1988 and restored in 2009.
z  Treaties. The entire item contains treaties or accords negotiated between two or more parties to settle a disagreement, establish a relationship, grant rights, etc.
EntW     z
110 1
New Zealand.
240 1 Treaties, etc. (New Zealand treaty series)
245 1 New Zealand treaty series.
651   New Zealand ‡x Foreign relations ‡v Treaties.
5  Calendars. Published systems of organizing days. These may be academic calendars or almanacs, calendars published by bodies, such as labor organizations, library associations, etc.
EntW     5
110 1
Indiana. ‡b Division of State Parks.
245 1

Cultural arts calendar.
610 1 Indiana. ‡b Division of State Parks ‡v Calendars.
6  Comics/graphic novels. Instances of "sequential art" in which a story (whether fact or fiction) is told primarily through a set of images (often in the form of multiple "panels" per page) presented concurrently but meant to be "read" sequentially by the viewer. The accompanying narrative and/or dialog text, when it occurs, works integrally with the images to tell the story.
EntW     6
Conquest of the planet of the living dead.
655   Comic books, strips, etc.
fill character  No attempt to code.

Last revised: October 30, 2013