884  Description Conversion Information (R)

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First Indicator
  Undefined 
  blank character   Undefined
Second Indicator
   Undefined 
   blank character   Undefined
Subfield Codes
  ‡a     Conversion process  (NR)
  ‡g     Conversion date  (NR)
  ‡k     Identifier of source metadata  (NR)
  ‡q     Conversion agency  (NR)
  ‡u     Uniform Resource Identifier  (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

 

This field provides information about the origin of a MARC record which has been converted by machine from another metadata structure.

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INDICATORS


Both indicators are undefined; each contains a blank ( blank character).

First Indicator - Undefined

blank character -    Undefined 
   

Second Indicator - Undefined

blank character -    Undefined 
   

SUBFIELDS


‡a -    Conversion process 
 

Subfield ‡a contains data that identifies the process used to produce the data contained in the MARC record. The subfield may contain a process name or some other description.

‡g -    Conversion data 
 

Subfield ‡g contains the date on which the data was converted. Date is recorded in the format yyyymmdd in accordance with ISO 8601, Representation of Dates and Times.

‡k -    Identifier of source metadata 
 

Subfield ‡k contains the identifier associated with the description from which the data was obtained.

‡q -    Conversion agency 
 

Subfield ‡q contains the MARC organization code of the institution using the process/activity to convert the data. Code from: MARC Code List for Organizations.

‡u -    Uniform Resource Identifier 
 

Subfield ‡u contains the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), for example a URL or URN, which identifies the process used to convert the data contained in the MARC record.

The URI can lead to a textual or structured description of the process, or the URL that was used to generate the record's content can be provided directly, i.e., a URL invoking a web service or conveying an API call.