Srce  Cataloging Source

 

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


Bytes

ALL: 008/39

Input standards

ALL: Mandatory. One-character code. Default:  d

Definition

 
All formats

Use to indicate the original cataloging source of the record. If the cataloging source is known, identify it in subfield a of field 040 (Cataloging Source).

Codes

If you are inputting original cataloging on a workform or new record, enter blank character , , c or d in Srce. OCLC users at authorized national bibliographic agencies enter blank character, . BIBCO and CONSER participants, except for those at authorized national bibliographic agencies, enter c. All other OCLC users enter d. When you validate a record or enter it into WorldCat, the system supplies your OCLC symbol in field 040 subfield a .

Note: If you are entering LC copy or any other LC cataloging, you must manually enter DLC in field 040 subfield a . The system does not supply DLC in field 040 subfield a .

 
blank character National bibliographic agency. Use to indicate that the creator of the original cataloging data is a national bibliographic agency (e.g., U.S. Library of Congress or Library and Archives Canada). Formerly used only for Library of Congress cataloging records. Now used for records from other national bibliographic agencies as well.
 
c Cooperative cataloging program. Use to indicate that the creator of the cataloging data is a participant (other than a national bibliographic agency) in a cooperative cataloging program. See field 040 for guidelines on transcribing cataloging copy for 'old' LC cooperative cataloging projects.
 
d Other. Use to indicate that the source of the cataloging data is an organization other than a national bibliographic agency or a participant in a cooperative cataloging program.

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