246  Varying Form of Title (R)

 

Contents   Fixed field   0xx   1xx   2xx   3xx   4xx   5xx   6xx   7xx   8xx   9xx
       

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Optional
1st Indicator  Note/added entry controller
Note, no added entry
1 Note, added entry
2 No note, no added entry
3 No note, added entry
2nd Indicator  Type of title
blank character  No type specified
Portion of title
1 Parallel title
2 Distinctive title
3 Other title
4 Cover title
5 Added title page title
6 Caption title
7 Running title
8 Spine title
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
a Title proper/short title (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
b Remainder of title (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
f Designation of volume and issue numbers and/or date of a work  (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
g Miscellaneous information (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
h Medium (NR) Do not use/Do not use
i Display text (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
n Number of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
p Name of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
5 Institution to which field applies (NR) Required if applicable/Optional




Definition

Varying forms of title associated with the item, whether or not the title is on the item. Use field 246 if a title differs substantially from the title statement in field 245 and if it contributes to further identification of the item. Also use field 246 for tracing a portion of the title.

Do not enter initial articles in subfield a . Do not enter punctuation at the end of the field unless the last word in the field is an abbreviation, letter, or data that ends with a mark of punctuation.

For items including several works but lacking a collective title, field 246 is used only for titles related to the title selected as the title proper, usually the first work named in the chief source of information. Titles related to other works are recorded in field 740 (Added Entry—Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title) or one of the other 7xx Fields (Added Entry fields).

Multiple 246 fields

Use separate 246 fields for each varying form of title. Enter multiple 246 fields in the following order:

246 fields with 2nd indicator value
246 fields with 2nd indicator value 1
Other 246 fields in the note printing order

1st Indicator

Note/added entry controller. Whether a note and/or added entry is generated from the field.
 
Note, no added entry. Use if you want the varying form of the title to print as a note (according to the 2nd indicator), but not as a title added entry.
 
1 Note, added entry. Use if you want the varying form of title to print as a note (according to the 2nd indicator) and as a title entry.
 
2 No note, no added entry. Use if you do not want the varying form of title to print as a note or as an added entry.
 
3 No note, added entry. Use if you want the varying form of title to print as an added entry but not as a note.

2nd Indicator

Type of title. The type of title recorded in field 246. Information may be provided in subfield i when a special display is needed or for titles not handled by the other values.
 
blank character No type specified. Use with subfield i when you want a special display. Use also for titles not accommodated by other 2nd indicator values.
245 1 Father & son h [sound recording].
246 3   Father and son
245 1 Live at Moers Festival h [sound recording]...
246 1   i Additional title on container: a Live at International New Jazz Festival
  • Use for corrected forms of titles.

    245 1 Tillie Olson [i.e., Olsen], a profile.
    246 3   Tillie Olsen, a profile
  • Use for titles from sources other than 245.

    246 1   i Publisher's catalog title: a Phyllis Diller--in a man's world
  • Use for binder's titles, colophon titles, and half titles when you want to specify the source.

    246 1   i Half title: a Poljica kod Splita
  • Use for "At head of title" notes.

    245 Bulletin of atomic scientists
    246 1   i At head of title: a Science and public affairs f Jan. 1970-Apr. 1974
    245 1 Chicago & vicinity 6 county Streetfinder / c Rand McNally
    246 3   Chicago & vicinity six county Streetfinder
    246 3   Rand McNally, Chicago Tribune, Chicago & vicinity 6 county Streetfinder
    500     At head of cover title: Rand McNally, Chicago Tribune.
  • Use for panel titles found on maps.

    246 1   i Panel title: a Welcome to big Wyoming
  • Use for container titles found on audiovisual and sound recording material.

    246 1   i Title on container: a Papaya and guava
  • Use for acronym titles.

    245 1 Computerized engineering index.
    246 1   i Also known as: a COMPENDEX
  • Use for alternate forms of title

    245 4 corners power review.
    246 3   Four corners power review
    245 1 Beauty & the beast.
    246 3   Beauty and the beast
 
Portion of title. Any portion of the full title (except parallel titles) required for added entry access.
  • Use for portion of title.

    245 4 The Berkeley book of modern writing.
    246 3 Modern writing
  • Use for an added entry portion of the full title.

    245 Journal of polymer science. n Part C, p Polymer symposia.
    246 3 Polymer symposia
  • Use for alternative titles.

    245 4 The Sacred harp, or Eclectic harmony.
    246 3 Sacred harp
    246 3 Eclectic harmony
  • Use for other title information when field 245 subfield b consists of an initialism or full form of title rejected as title proper.
    245 Library resources market place : b LRMP.
    246 3 LRMP
 
1 Parallel title. Titles in another language. Use if you want to create an added entry for a parallel title in field 245. Use a separate 246 field for each parallel title.

If a title page has titles in two or more languages, use field 245 for the full title (title proper and parallel titles). Use field 245 subfield a for the first title and field 245 subfield b for all parallel titles.

245 Tekstiiliteollisuuden vuosikirja = b Textilindustrins årsbok = The Textile industry yearbook
246 3 1 Textilindustrins årsbok
246 3 1 Textile industry yearbook
245 Keizai antei shiryo = b E.S.B. bulletin.
246 3 1 E.S.B. bulletin
245 Japan report = b Nihon.
246 3 1 Nihon
 
2 Distinctive title. A special title that appears in addition to the regular title on individual issues of an item and by which the issue may be known. They are most common on annual reports, yearbooks, or conference proceedings when an issue is dedicated to a particular topic or theme. Do not confuse distinctive titles with individual titles (e.g., analytics) within a series. Used primarily for serials.

Enter distinctive titles in field 246 if the individual volume is likely to be known by the special title. Always use subfield f with a distinctive title. 2nd indicator value 2 generates the display constant Distinctive title:.

246 1 2 Contrasting concepts in campus planning f 1966
246 1 2 Campus planning f 1967
 
3 Other title. Titles not specified by other 2nd indicator values and not identified using subfield i. Other titles include masthead titles, half-titles, binder's titles, colophon titles, parallel titles not in field 245, and cover titles in inverted form. Used primarily for serials. 2nd indicator value 3 generates the display constant Other title: .
246 1 3 RVR f <Feb. 1973->
246 1 3 Annals of sociology f 1962-73
246 1 3 Shanxi venyi f July 1973-
 
4 Cover title. Titles printed on the original covers of a publication or lettered or stamped on the publisher's binding (as distinguished from the title lettered on the cover by a bindery). 2nd indicator value 4 generates the display constant Cover title: .
245 Monthly checklist of state publications.
246 1 4 State publications monthly checklist
246 1 4 Statistics of criminal and other offences f 1969-
245 Sonata 1 : b Six sonatas, c. 1700 / c Godfrey Keller ; edited by Peter Holman
246 4 Sonata 1 in D major
 
5 Added title page title. Item has two title pages (usually in different languages), found on a title page preceding or following the title page used as chief source or on an inverted title page at the end of the publication. Use field 246 for the title on the "second" title page if access is deemed necessary. 2nd indicator value 5 generates the display constant Added title page title: .
245 Service to the Public Task Force report : b for discussion, October 12, 1990.
246 1 5 Service au public, rapport de Groupe de travail.
 
6 Caption title. Titles printed at the head of the first page of text or music. 2nd indicator value 6 generates the display constant Caption title: .
245 1 Newspaper geog. list h [microform] / c Carleton University.
246 1 6 Newspaper index f Jan. 1982-
245 Impromptus für Klavier, op. 5.
246 1 6 Impromptus über ein Thema von Clara Wieck
 
7 Running title. Titles repeated in the top or bottom margin of each page in a publication. Use for the eye-readable header on microfiche. 2nd indicator value 7 generates the display constant Running title: .
245 Bangladesh Education Extension Centre bulletin.
246 3   BEEC bulletin
246 1 7 B.E.E.C. bulletin
245 2005 VCC crime codes : b listed alphabetically and by statute.
246 3 VCC crime codes listed alphabetically and by statute
246 1 7 Virginia crime codes
 
8 Spine title. Titles on the spine (publisher's title, not library binder's title). The spine title is often a short or partial form of the full title given on the title page. 2nd indicator value 8 generates the display constant Spine title: .
245 Chartbook of federal programs on aging / c Irma Schechter.
246 1 8 Chartbook on aging
245 1 2 A handbook on electrical filters : b synthesis, design and application / c by Donald R.J. White.
246 1 8 Electrical filters

Subfields

Arrange data so that dates and/or volume designations follow the title. Enter an identifying phrase only when using subfield i . In other cases, the print program generates the display constant based on the 2nd indicator value.

a Title proper/short title The title proper should be long enough to identify the item and should be comprehensible. Do not repeat subfield a .
245 Journal of polymer science. n Part C, p Polymer symposia.
246 3 Polymer symposia
245 Tekstiiliteollisuuden vuosikirja = b Textilindustrins årsbok = The Textile industry yearbook
246 3 1 Textilindustrins årsbok
246 3 1 Textile industry yearbook
b Remainder of title Other title information (e.g., subtitles, parallel titles, etc.). Do not repeat subfield b . Enter multiple subtitles and/or parallel titles in the same subfield b .
245 Frauen komponieren : b 14 Stücke für Violoncello und Klavier = Female composers : 14 pieces for violoncello and piano / c herausgegeben von Barbara Heller und Eva Rieger.
246 3 1 Female composers : b 14 pieces for violoncello and piano
f Designation of volume and issue numbers and/or date of a work Do not enter punctuation in the subfield preceding subfield f unless the preceding subfield ends with an abbreviation or with parentheses. The print program supplies a comma and a space before the data in subfield f . Do not enter final punctuation at the beginning or the end of subfield f , except, where appropriate, a hyphen or an angle bracket.
246 14 Prisons f 1952-1956
246 14 Guards and prisons f 1957-
246 1 3 Annals of sociology f 1962-1973
246 1 3 Itogi naukii tekhniki. p Serii a Mekhanika tverdykh deformiruemykh tel f v. 5-6
246 1 3 Shanxi wenyi f July 1973-

Use the following guidelines for entering incomplete date or volume designations in subfield f :

  • Enter incomplete data in angle brackets < >. Angle brackets and the data within them print on cards.
246 14 Crime and delinquency in North Dakota f <1971-1972>
246 16 Pacific and its wonders f 19<54>-1956
  • If you do not want part of the date or volume information to print because that data is not provided, enter up to three spaces between the parts. Enter one or two spaces if one or two suffice.
246 04 Annual report f 19 -1964
246 04 Annual report f 187 -1889
g Miscellaneous information Data not identified in other subfields.
246 13 Review of polymorphous material g (varies slightly) f 1965-68
h Medium Do not use.
i Display text Text to be displayed when none of the other second-indicator display constants is adequate. When you use subfield i , the 2nd indicator is blank character . Subfield i precedes subfield a .
245 00 Bulletin of atomic scientists.
246 1   i At head of title: a Science and public affairs f Jan. 1970-Apr. 1974
245 00 Quartetti per archi.
246 1   i Colophon title: a Smyccove kvartety
246 1 i Panel title: a Welcome to big Wyoming
245 04 The Bluegrass album h [sound recording].
246 1   i Vol. 3 has title: a California connection
n Number of part/section of a work A number designation for a part/section of a work. Numbering is defined as an indication of sequencing in any form, e.g., Part 1, Supplement A, Book two. In music titles, the serial opus, or thematic index number are generally not contained in subfield n .
p Name of part/section of a work A part or section name that qualifies the title proper (subfield a).
246 11 Archives for meteorology, geophysics, and bioclimatology. n Series A, p Meteorology and geophysics
5 Institution to which field applies The code of the institution holding the copy to which the added entry applies. It is used in an added entry (1st indicator value 1 or 3) that does not apply to the universal description of the item.

Printing

Field 246 prints as a note and/or an added entry and tracing. You control printing using indicator values. Subfields g and 5 do not print. Subfield i prints in a note as entered. It does not print in an added entry or tracing.
 

If the 1st indicator value is 1 or 3, field 246 prints as an added entry and tracing. The title proper (subfields a , n and p ) prints as the added entry. The print program supplies a period at the end of the added entry unless the final character is a hyphen (-) or a mark of final punctuation (. ? !).

In the tracing paragraph the title is preceded by the word Title: and the appropriate Roman numeral.

If the 1st indicator value is 0 or 1 and the 2nd indicator value is 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8, field 246 prints as a note. The print program supplies a display constant at the beginning of the note according to the value of the 2nd indicator.

2nd indicator Display constant
2 Distinctive title:
3 Other title:
4 Cover title:
5 Added title page title:
6 Caption title:
7 Running title:
8 Spine title:


If the 1st indicator value is 0 or 1 and the 2nd indicator value is blank character (blank) , field 246 prints as a note. 2nd indicator value blank character (blank) does not generate a display constant.

The print program supplies a comma and a space before the date or volume information (subfield f). Incomplete data enclosed in angle brackets also prints. The print program supplies a period at the end of the note unless the final character is a hyphen (-) or a mark of final punctuation (. ? !).

246 1 4 Statistics of criminal and other offences f 1969-
Prints as an added entry:
Statistics of criminal and other offences.
Prints as a note:
Cover title: Statistics of criminal and other offences, 1969-
 
246 1 5 Population and housing census in Göteborg
Prints as an added entry:
Population and housing census in Göteborg
Prints as a note:
Added title page title: Population and housing census in Göteborg
246 1 6 Pacific and its wonders f 19<54>-1956
Prints as an added entry:
Pacific and its wonders.
Prints as a note:
Caption title: Pacific and its wonders, 19<54>-1956.
 
246 1   i At head of title: a Science and public affairs f Jan. 1970-Apr.1974
Prints as a note:
At head of title: Science and public affairs, Jan. 1970-Apr. 1974.
Printing multiple 246 fields

If a record has multiple 246 fields with the same 2nd indicator, the multiple fields print in one paragraph, in order of appearance in the record. The print program supplies the appropriate display constant at the beginning of the note, and a semicolon between each title in the note. If subfield f has a hyphen as the final character, the print program supplies two spaces and a semicolon before the next title.

246 1 2 Contrasting concepts in campus planning f 1966
246 1 2 Campus planning f 1967
Prints as added entries:
Contrasting concepts in campus planning.
Campus planning.
Prints as a note:
Distinctive title: Contrasting concepts in campus planning, 1966; Campus planning, 1967.
 
246 1 4 Prisons f 1952-1956
246 1 4 Guards and prisons f 1957-
Prints as added entries:
Prisons.
Guards and prisons.
Prints as a note:
Cover title: Prisons, 1952-56; Guards and prisons, 1957-

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