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556  Information About Documentation Note (R)

Input Standards

1st Indicator  Display constant controller
blank character Documentation
8 No display constant generated
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Information about documentation note (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂz International Standard Book Number (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable


A note about the documentation of the described materials, such as code books that explain the contents and use of the file or a user's manual.

Use field 581 if the note is about the analysis, study, or use of the file.

1st Indicator

Display constant controller. A value that controls the generation of the display constant preceding the note.

blank character

Documentation. The value that generates the display constant Documentation:.

556     "Technical Documentation for Computer Tapes, 1974 Census of Agriculture, County Reports and Miscellaneous Tables."

No display constant generated. The value that specifies that a display constant is not generated.

556 8   Documentation also available as FSWEC-77/0387-1.

2nd Indicator

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

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ǂa Information about documentation note

The entire text of the note.

556     1970 censuses of population file (A, B, or C) summary tape (sample). Arlington, Va. : Data Use and Access Laboratories, 1972.
556     BASIC reference. Third edition. Boca Raton, Florida : IBM, ©1984.
ǂz International Standard Book Number

For information about subfield ǂz, see Control Subfields.

556     Disaster recovery : a model plan for libraries and information centers. ǂz 0959328971
556   8 Manual title: MacPoisson, instructional finite element analysis for solving Poisson's equation with the Macintosh, ©1989. ǂz 0940119102

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