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518  Date/Time and Place of an Event Note (R)

Record Type

BIB

Input Standards

Field (Full/Minimal)
Required if applicable/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards (Full/Minimal)
ǂa Date/time and place of an event note (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂd Date of event (R) Optional/Optional
ǂo Other event information (R) Optional/Optional
ǂp Place of event (R) Optional/Optional
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) Optional/Optional
ǂ6 Linkage (NR) System supplied/System supplied
ǂ7 Data provenance (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A note on the date/time and/or place of broadcast, capture, or creation associated with an event. Use to include the date/time and/or place of broadcast, execution, filming, recording or, in the case of a naturally occurring object, of finding.

Use field 033 to enter this information in coded form.

For information on punctuation, see the Punctuation section below.

Guidelines

You may use field 518 with either a single subfield ǂa or multiple subfields: ǂd, ǂo, and ǂp. Follow local practice and the guidelines below.

Single subfield ǂa

518     "Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee, October 3, 1959 by Samuel B. Charters"--Container
518     Concert recorded on 1 March 2002 at Teatru Campoamor d'Uviéu

Multiple subfields

518     ǂo Recorded ǂp Sun Studios
518     ǂo Filmed on location ǂp Havana ǂd February 2003

Regardless of the choice of subfield practice (single ǂa or multiple subfields), follow MARC 21 input conventions, which specify a period at the end of the field.

If using multiple subfields, punctuation separating elements is omitted.

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

Note: If a record contains subfield ǂa, it cannot contain subfields ǂd, ǂo, and ǂp.

ǂa Date/time and place of an event note

The entire text of the note.

518     Filmed on location in Rome and Venice from January through June 1976
518     Found on March 5, 1975, in Richmond, Tex.
518     Photos printed by Cole Weston, approximately 1971, from negatives made by Edward Weston, approximately 1928
518     Recorded in Vienna in 1961, previously released as WST 17035
518     Works on accompanying audio disc recorded 1955-1963 in various places
518     Broadcast October 17, 1954 at 7:30 p.m. (PST)
518     Recorded March 19-21 and November 16-18, 1979, Kirche der Karlshöhe, Ludwigsburg
518     Recorded April 9-10, 1975
518     Recorded August 29-31, 1977, Smetana Hall, Prague (the 1st work) and November 21-23, 1966, "Stadion" Studio, Brno (the 2nd)
518     Recorded in Santa Monica, Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., and New York, N.Y., July 1970-January 1971
518     Sermons, delivered from the pulpit of Marble Collegiate Church, New York City

Use field 500 for information about countries of production and release.

518     Filmed on location in Barcelona
500     Opened in Madrid in September 1966, released later in Italy in 1966, and in Austria in 1967 according to the AFI catalog F6, 1961-1970, page 1064
ǂd Date of event

Date/time of event. May be in a controlled (e.g., recorded in the format yyyymmdd in accordance with ISO 8601, Representation of Dates and Times) or uncontrolled form.

518     ǂd 1997 April 22-23 ǂp Paradise Studios, Sydney
ǂo Other event information

Other information related to the date or place of the event.

518     ǂo Broadcast ǂd 1954 October 17 at 7:30 p.m. (PST)
518     ǂo Filmed on location ǂp Rome and Venice ǂd 1976 January through June
ǂp Place of event

Place of event. May be in a controlled or uncontrolled form.

518     ǂd 2002 September 13 ǂp Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
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 in subfield ǂp when from a controlled list. See Subject Headings and Term Source Codes.

518     ǂo Recorded ǂp Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) ǂd January 22, 2010 ǂ2 naf
ǂ3 Materials specified

For information about subfield ǂ3, see Control Subfields.

518     ǂ3 Horse ǂa Cast in 1925
[This note refers to a horse which is part of a group sculpture]
518     ǂ3 3rd work ǂd 1981 November 25 ǂp Neues Gewandhaus, Leipzig
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 Control Subfields.

ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

Punctuation

For records containing punctuation, follow these instructions:

  • Optionally, follow an initial subfield ǂ3 by a colon-space or a space-colon-space if following an open date
  • 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
  • Optionally, add a terminal period at the end of the field unless the last subfield ends with an ellipsis or period (following an abbreviation or initial)
518     Broadcast October 17, 1954 at 7:30 p.m. (PST).

For records containing minimal or no punctuation, include incidental punctuation needed within any subfields. Otherwise, omit the punctuation outlined above.

518     Broadcast October 17, 1954 at 7:30 p.m. (PST)

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

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 518.

MARC 21

For more information, including content designator history, see MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data, field 518.

This page last revised: September 29, 2022