546  Language Note (R)

 

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

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Required if applicable
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character  Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character  Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
a Language note (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
b Information code or alphabet (R) Optional/Optional
3 Materials specified (NR) Optional/Optional




Definition

A textual note about the language(s) of the described material. Use field 546 also to describe the alphabets, script or other symbol systems appearing in the item.

Use fixed-field element Lang (Language Code) and field 041 (Language Code) for coded information on the language(s).

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 Language note The text of the language note.
Lang:     eng
041   eng a fre a ger
546     Text in English, French, and German.
Lang:     eng
041   eng a sgn
546     Open signed in American Sign language.
[Sign language interpretation is included.]
Lang:     hun
041   hun b eng b ger b rus
546     In Hungarian; summaries in English, German, or Russian.
b Information code or alphabet The name of the alphabet, script or information code that is used to record the language. This includes specialized codes, scripts or typefaces (e.g., Arabic alphabet, Arabic numerals, ASCII, bar code, BCD, braille, ciphers, Cyrillic alphabet, EBCDIC, Fraktur, Greek alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, hieroglyphics, musical notation systems, pictograms, Roman alphabet, Roman numerals or logarithmic or semilogarithmic graphing, etc.).
546     Latin; b Roman alphabet.
546     3 Marriage certificate a German; b Fraktur.
3 Materials specified The part of the described materials to which the field applies.
546     3 John P. Harrington field notebooks a Zuni; b Pictograms; b Phonetic alphabet.

Printing

Field 546 prints as a note. See " 5xx Introduction" for more information.

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