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336  Content Type (R)

       

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Content type term (R) Required if applicable/Optional
‡b Content type code (R) Required if applicable/Optional
‡2 Source (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
‡3 Materials specified (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
‡8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

The form of communication through which a work is expressed. Used in conjunction with Type, which indicates the general type of content of the resource. Field 336 information enables expression of more specific content types and content types from various lists.

Multiple content types should be recorded in separate occurrences of field 336.

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 Content type term

Content type of the work being described. Use terms which correspond to the language of cataloging used in other parts of the description (see field 040 ‡b for more information). For a list of RDA content type terms, see RDA 6.9.

336     performed music ‡b prm ‡2 rdacontent
336     two-dimensional moving image ‡b tdi ‡2 rdacontent
‡b Content type code

Code representing the content type of the work being described. For codes identifying RDA content types (i.e., subfield ‡2 is coded rdacontent), see Term and Code List for RDA Content Types (http://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/rdacontent.html).

336     tactile text ‡b tct ‡2 rdacontent
336     text ‡b txt ‡2 rdacontent ‡3 liner notes
‡2 Source

MARC code that identifies the source of the term or code used to record the content type information. See Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/genre-form.html).

336     three-dimensional moving image ‡b tdm ‡2 rdacontent
‡3 Materials specified

For information about subfield ‡3, see Control Subfields. Subfield ‡3 should be placed at the end of field 336.

336     text ‡b txt ‡2 rdacontent ‡3 liner notes
‡8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ‡8, see Control Subfields.

This page last revised: March 24, 2016