5xx Introduction

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546  Language Note (R)

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Required if applicable
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Language note (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂb Information code or alphabet (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ3 Materials specified (NR) Optional/Optional

Definition

Textual information on the language or notation system used to convey the content of the described materials. A description of the alphabet, script, or other symbol system (e.g., Arabic alphabet, ASCII, musical notation system, bar code, logarithmic graphing) may also be included.

Coded language information is contained in Lang and/or field 041.

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 Language note

Specifies the language(s) of the resource.

Lang     eng
041 0   eng ǂa fre ǂa ger
546     Text in English, French, and German.
Lang     eng
041 0   eng ǂa sgn
546     Open signed in American Sign language.
[Sign language interpretation is included]
Lang     hun
041 0   hun ǂb eng ǂb ger ǂb rus
546     In Hungarian; summaries in English, German, or Russian.
ǂb Information code or alphabet

Specifies the alphabet, script, or notation system that is used in the resource. This includes specialized codes, scripts, or typefaces (e.g., Arabic alphabet, Arabic numerals, ASCII, bar code, BCD, braille, ciphers, Cyrillic alphabet, EBCDIC, Fraktur, Greek alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, hieroglyphics, musical notation systems, pictograms, Roman alphabet, Roman numerals, or logarithmic or semilogarithmic graphing, etc.).

546     Mongolian; ǂb Cyrillic alphabet.
546     ǂ3 Marriage certificate ǂa German; ǂb Fraktur.
546     ǂb Staff notation.
[For an instrumental piece: String quartet for two violins, viola, and cello]
ǂ3 Materials specified

For information about subfield ǂ3, see Control Subfields.

546     ǂ3 John P. Harrington field notebooks ǂa Zuni; ǂb Pictograms; ǂb Phonetic alphabet.

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 546.

This page last revised: August 22, 2016