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242  Translation of Title by Cataloging Agency (R)

Record Type

BIB

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Title added entry
0 No title added entry
1 Title added entry
2nd Indicator  Nonfiling characters
0 No nonfiling characters
1-9 Number of nonfiling characters present
Subfields(R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Title (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂb Remainder of title (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂc Statement of responsibility (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂh Medium (NR) Do not use/Do not use
ǂn Number of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂp Name of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂy Language code of translated title (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂ6 Linkage (NR) System supplied/System supplied
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A title that is a translation of the title proper by the cataloging agency. If a translated title appears as a parallel title on the item, use field 245 or field 246 as appropriate. Use only for translations, not transliterations.

For information on punctuation, see the Punctuation section below.

1st Indicator

Title added entry. Prefer use of value 1 in place of value 0 when entering or replacing data in WorldCat master bibliographic records.

 
0

No title added entry. No title access point is to be generated.

 
1

Title added entry. A title access point is to be generated.

2nd Indicator

Nonfiling characters. The number of character positions associated with a definite or indefinite article (e.g., An or The) at the beginning of a title and that are disregarded in sorting and filing processes.

Note: Current practice is to enter the title without articles and use 2nd indicator value 0.

 
0

No nonfiling characters. No initial article character positions are disregarded. Use value 0 if the title does not begin with an article.

Diacritical marks or special characters at the beginning of a field that does not begin with an initial article are not counted as nonfiling characters.

 
1-9

Number of nonfiling characters present. A field begins with a definite or indefinite article that is disregarded in sorting and filing processes. Enter the number of characters in the article, plus spaces, punctuation, diacritical marks, and special characters that precede the first significant word.

Any diacritical mark or special character associated with the first filing character is not included in the count of nonfiling characters.

Subfields

Enter a translated title according to guidelines for the title in field 245.

ǂa Title

The title proper and alternative title, excluding the designation of the number or name of a part. Use subfield ǂa for the first title of separate works (by the same or different authors/composers) in a collection lacking a collective title.

In records formulated according to ISBD principles, subfield ǂa includes all the information up to and including the first mark of ISBD punctuation, i.e., an equal sign, a colon, a semicolon, or a slash, whether included or not.

242 0 0 Land surveying and agricultural equipment ǂy eng
245 1 0 Geodezja i urządzenia rolne
ǂb Remainder of title

The remainder of the title information. Include parallel titles, titles subsequent to the first (in items lacking a collective title), and other title information. Do not repeat subfield ǂb when more than one parallel title, subsequent title, and/or other title information are given in the field.

In records formulated according to ISBD principles, subfield ǂb includes all the data following the first mark of ISBD punctuation up to and including the next mark of ISBD punctuation, whether included or not. That next mark of punctuation may be a slash introducing the first statement of responsibility, a period preceding the number of a part/section of a work (subfield ǂn), or a period preceding the name of a part/section of a work (subfield ǂp).

242 0
0 New regulation on public order : ǂb an addendum to the instruction of the ward chairmen ǂy eng
245 1 0 Nuevo reglamento de policia : ǂb agregado a la instruccion de alcaldes de barrio
ǂc Statement of responsibility

The first statement of responsibility and/or remaining data in the field that has not been coded in one of the other subfields.

In records formulated according to ISBD principles, subfield ǂc contains all the data following the first slash, whether included or not.

242 0
0 Aleksander Lashkevych, (1842-1889) : ǂb editor of Kievska Staryna / ǂc Dmytro Ohloblyn ǂy eng
245 1 0 Oleksander Stepanovych Lashkevych, 1842-1889 : ǂb redaktor-vydavet︠s︡ "kievskoĭ starynbi" / ǂc Dmytro Ohloblyn
ǂh Medium

Do not use.

ǂn Number of part/section of a work

A number designation for a part/section of a work used in a title. Numbering is an indication of sequencing in any form (e.g., Book two, Part 1, or Supplement A). Multiple numberings for a part/section are contained in a single subfield ǂn. Separate multiple numberings with a comma. In music titles, the serial, opus, or thematic index numbers are generally not contained in subfield ǂn.

242 0
0 Total traffic and transportation supply in public transit. ǂn Part 1 ǂy eng
245 1 0 Verkehrsaufkommen und Verkehrsangebot im ÖPNV. ǂn Teil 1 / ǂc Ulrich Rabe
ǂp Name of part/section of a work

A name of a part/section of a work in a title.

242 0 0 Annals of chemistry. ǂn Series C, ǂp Organic chemistry and biochemistry ǂy eng
245 0 0 Anales de química. ǂn Serie C, ǂp Química orgánica y bioquímica : ǂb publicación de la Real Sociedad Espanola de Química
ǂy Language code of translated title

A three-character language code that indicates the language of the translated title. See MARC Code List for Languages.

242 0 0 Political behavior in Chile, 1958 ǂy eng
245 1 0 Comportamiento politico en Chile, 1958
ǂ6 Linkage

Data that link fields when non-Latin script is entered. This subfield is system supplied and does not appear in OCLC online displays. Do not add subfield ǂ6. For more information about subfield ǂ6, see Control Subfields.

ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

Punctuation

For records containing ISBD punctuation, follow these instructions:

  • Precede subfield ǂb beginning with other title information by a space-colon-space
  • Precede subfield ǂb beginning with a parallel title by a space-equals-space
  • Precede subfield ǂb beginning with a title of a second work by the same author, composer, artist, etc., in a resource lacking a collective title by a space-semicolon-space
  • Precede subfield ǂb beginning with a title of a second work by a different author, composer, artist, etc., or an anonymous work in a resource lacking a collective title by a period-space
  • Precede subfield ǂc by a space-slash-space
  • Precede subfield ǂn by a period-space unless the preceding subfield ends with an ellipsis, exclamation point, hyphen, period (following an abbreviation or initial), or question mark
  • Precede subfield ǂp following subfield ǂn by a comma-space
  • Precede subfield ǂp not following subfield ǂn by a period-space unless the preceding subfield ends with an ellipsis, exclamation point, hyphen, period (following an abbeviation or initial), or question mark
  • Precede any parallel statement within a subfield by a space-equals-space
  • Precede any unit of other title information within a subfield by a space-colon-space
  • Precede any title of a work within a subfield by the same author, composer, artist, etc., in a resource lacking a collective title by a space-semicolon-space
  • Precede any title of a work within a subfield by a different author, composer, artist, etc., or an anonymous work in a resource lacking a collective title by a period-space
  • Precede a dependent title designation within a subfield by a period-space
  • Precede a dependent title following a dependent title designation within a subfield by a comma-space
  • Precede a dependent title not following a dependent title designation within a subfield by a period-space
  • Precede any statement of responsibility following title information within a subfield by a space-slash-space
  • Precede any subsequent statement of responsibility by a space-semicolon-space
  • Enclose any text within brackets as required by cataloging instructions
  • Include incidental punctuation needed within any subfields, e.g., commas, periods (following abbreviations or initials), etc.
  • Omit punctuation in subfield ǂy
  • Optionally, add a terminal period at the end of the last subfield preceding ǂy unless the subfield ends with an ellipsis, exclamation point, hyphen, period (following an abbreviation or initial), question mark, closing bracket, or closing parenthesis
242 0 0 Age determination in wild and fur-bearing animals : ǂb possibilities and methods : a practical guide for hunters, biologists and veterinarians / ǂc by Karl-Heinz Habermehl. ǂy eng
245 1 0 Altersbestimmung bei Wild- und Pelztieren : ǂb Möglichkeiten und Methoden : ein praktischer Leitfaden für Jäger, Biologen und Tierärzte / ǂc von Karl-Heinz Habermehl.

For records containing non-ISBD punctuation, see the cataloging instructions used to create the record.

For records containing minimal or no punctuation, follow these instructions:

  • Include a space-equals-space as the first element in subfield ǂb beginning with a parallel edition statement
  • Include a space-semicolon-space as the first element in subfield ǂb beginning with a title of a second work by the same author, composer, artist, etc., in a resource lacking a collective title
  • Precede subfield ǂb beginning with a title of a second work by a different author, composer, artist, etc., or an anonymous work in a resource lacking a collective title by a period-space
  • Include brackets and punctuation needed within any subfields
  • Otherwise, omit the punctuation outlined in the ISBD punctuation section above
242 0 0 Age determination in wild and fur-bearing animals ǂb possibilities and methods : a practical guide for hunters, biologists and veterinarians ǂc by Karl-Heinz Habermehl ǂy eng
245 1 0 Altersbestimmung bei Wild- und Pelztieren ǂb Möglichkeiten und Methoden : ein praktischer Leitfaden für Jäger, Biologen und Tierärzte ǂc von Karl-Heinz Habermehl

For more information on punctuation, including OCLC policy, see section 2.8, Punctuation.

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 242.

This page last revised: September 12, 2019