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387  Representative Expression Characteristics (R)

Record Type

BIB

Input Standards

Field (Full/Minimal)
Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards (Full/Minimal)
ǂa Aspect ratio of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂb Color content of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂc Content type of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂd Date of capture of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂe Date of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂf Duration of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂg Intended audience of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂh Language of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂi Place of capture of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂj Projection of cartographic content of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂk Scale of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂl Script of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂm Sound content of representative expression (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ1 Real World Object URI (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ2 Source of term (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ3 Materials specified (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ6 Linkage (NR) System supplied/System supplied
ǂ7 Data provenance (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (NR) Optional/Optional

Definition

A characteristic of an expression that is considered a canonical source of data for identifying a work.

For information on punctuation, see the Punctuation section below.

Guidelines

Prefer use of a separate field for each unique term.

130 0   Once upon a time in America (Motion picture)
245 1 0 Once upon a time in America / ǂc The Ladd Company ; Warner Bros. ; Embassy International Pictures ; Empax Films ; directed by Sergio Leone ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone
250     [Long version]
264   1 United States : ǂb The Ladd Company : ǂb Warner Bros., ǂc 1985
300     ǂ3 viewing print: ǂa 24 film reels of 24 on 12 (approximately 226 min., approximately 20,340 ft.) ǂb sound, color ; ǂc 35 mm
387     ǂb polychrome ǂ2 rdacc
387     ǂe 1985 ǂ2 edtf
387     ǂf 034600
387     ǂm sound ǂ2 rdasco
500     The shortened edited version of this film was released in 1984. Per M/B/RS descriptions file (New York times, 10-22-1992), the long version (also called "director's cut") has been shown sporadically at movie houses, is available on home video and was also released theatrically in 1991. LC also holds the shortened edited version of this film

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank.

blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank.

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
ǂa Aspect ratio of representative expression

A numerical ratio of the width to the height of a representative expression of a moving image work.

ǂb Color content of representative expression

An indication of the presence of color or tone in the content of a representative expression of a work. For a list of RDA-controlled terms, see RDA Colour Content.

ǂc Content type of representative expression

A categorization of a representative expression that reflects the fundamental form of communication in which the content is expressed and the human sense through which it is intended to be perceived. For a list of RDA-controlled terms, see RDA Content Type.

ǂd Date of capture of representative expression

A timespan that is associated with recording, filming, etc., the content of a representative expression.

ǂe Date of representative expression

A timespan that is the earliest associated with a representative expression of a work.

100 1   Tomasi di Lampedusa, Giuseppe, ǂd 1896-1957
245 1 3 Il gattopardo / ǂc Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
250     Edizione speciale
264   1 Milano : ǂb Club degli editori, ǂc [1969]
264   4 ǂc ©1969
300     xi, 261 pages ; ǂc 21 cm
387     ǂe 1969 ǂ2 edtf
500     Originally published: Feltrinelli, ©1958
[The version published posthumously in 1969 is considered to be the definitive text rather than the one originally published in 1958]
ǂf Duration of representative expression

An extent of expression of a representative expression of a work that is a playing time, performance time, running time, or other length of time. For details on recording duration, see field 306 subfield ǂa.

130 0   Once upon a time in America (Motion picture)
245 1 0 Once upon a time in America / ǂc The Ladd Company ; Warner Bros ; Embassy International Pictures ; Empax Films ; directed by Sergio Leone ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone
250     [Long version]
264   1 United States : ǂb The Ladd Company : ǂb Warner Bros., ǂc 1985
300     ǂ3 viewing print: ǂa 24 film reels of 24 on 12 (approximately 226 min., approximately 20,340 ft.) ǂb sound, color ; ǂc 35 mm
387     ǂb polychrome ǂ2 rdacc
387     ǂe 1985 ǂ2 edtf
387     ǂf 034600
387     ǂm sound ǂ2 rdasco
500     The shortened edited version of this film was released in 1984. Per M/B/RS descriptions file (New York times, 10-22-1992), the long version (also called "director's cut") has been shown sporadically at movie houses, is available on home video and was also released theatrically in 1991. LC also holds the shortened edited version of this film
ǂg Intended audience of representative expression

A category of user for whom a representative expression of a work is intended, or for whom a representative expression of a work is considered suitable. For a list of source terms/codes, see Target Audience Code and Term Source Codes.

ǂh Language of representative expression

A language term or code used for the content of a representative expression of a work. For a list of source terms/codes, see Language Code and Term Source Codes.

ǂi Place of capture of representative expression

A place that is associated with recording, filming, etc., the content of a representative expression.

ǂj Projection of cartographic content of representative expression

A method or system used to represent the surface of the earth or of a celestial sphere on a plane in a representative expression of a work.

ǂk Scale of representative expression

A ratio of the dimensions of a representative expression of an image or three-dimensional form to the dimensions of the thing that is represented.

245 0 2 A new Mapp of the Kingdome of England, Representing the Princedome of Wales, and other Provinces, ... with the Roads from Town to Town ... Printed and given out at Amsteldam by Nicolas Visscher ... and are to be sould at London by John Overton ...
255     Scale 1:1,200,000
264   1 ǂc [1685?]
300     1 map ; ǂc 75 x 58 cm
387     ǂk Scale 1:1,200,000
700 1   Overton, John, ǂd 1640-1708?
700 1   Visscher, Claes Jansz., ǂd 1586 or 1587-1652
ǂl Script of representative expression

A set of characters or symbols used to express written language content of a representative expression of a work.

ǂm Sound content of representative expression

A presence or absence of sound in a representative expression of a work. For a list of RDA-controlled terms, see RDA Sound Content.

ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number

For information about subfield ǂ0, see Control Subfields.

ǂ1 Real World Object URI

For information about subfield ǂ1, see Control Subfields.

ǂ2 Source of term

MARC code that identifies the source of the term or code used to record the representative expression information.

For more information about subfield ǂ2, see Control Subfields.

ǂ3 Materials specified

For information about subfield ǂ3, see Control Subfields.

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 manually add subfield ǂ6. For more information about subfield ǂ6, see Control Subfields.

ǂ7 Data provenance

For information about subfield ǂ7, see the Data Provenance Subfields section of Control Subfields.

ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

Punctuation

For records containing or omitting punctuation, follow these instructions:

  • Include incidental punctuation needed within any subfields, e.g., commas, periods (following abbreviations or initials), etc.
  • Omit punctuation preceding each subfield unless the preceding subfield ends with an ellipsis, exclamation point, hyphen, period (following an abbreviation or initial), question mark, closing bracket, or closing parenthesis
  • Omit the terminal period at the end of the field unless the last word is an abbreviation or initial

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

Indexing

Field 387 is currently not indexed.

MARC 21

For more information, including content designator history, see MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data, field 387.

This page last revised: October 6, 2022