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007  Physical Description Fixed Field (Text) (R)

       

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
ǂa Category of material  (007/00)  (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂb Specific material designation  (007/01)  (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory




Definition

 
All formats The physical characteristics of a material that is text. 007 is valid in all formats so you can code for the physical characteristics of the parts of an item such as accompanying material.
Examples  
 
007     t ǂb a
300     106 pages : ǂb illustrations ; ǂc 24 cm
007     t ǂb b
300     223 pages (large print) ; ǂc 24 cm
007     t ǂb d
300     2 volumes (loose-leaf) : ǂb forms ; ǂc 30 cm

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

 
ǂa Category of material A one-character alphabetic code that indicates the category of material to which the item belongs is text.
t Text. The item is text, which is defined as printed or manuscript material that is accessible to the naked eye (e.g., a book, a pamphlet, a broadside).
ǂb Specific material designation A one-character alphabetic code that describes the special class of material (usually the class of physical object) to which an item belongs.
a Regular print. Regular, eye-readable text.
b Large print. Large print text is oversized print intended for use by the visually impaired.
c Braille. Braille text is embossed characters that have been formed by raised dots in six-dot cells; braille is intended for use by the visually impaired.
d Loose-leaf. Text in a loose-leaf binder.
u Unspecified. The specific material designation is not specified.
z Other. None of the other codes is appropriate.

This page last revised: July 26, 2016