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SrTp:  Type of Continuing Resource

Record Type



CNR: 008/21; 006/04

Input Standards

CNR: Mandatory. One-character code. Default: blank character


CNR, 006

The type of continuing resource.


blank character

None of the following. The type of continuing resource is not specified by one of the other codes. Annual reports, yearbooks, and updating electronic documents are in this category.

SrTp     blank character
245 1 0 Annual report of the National Parliament Office

Updating database. A collection of logically interrelated data stored together in one or more computerized files, usually created and managed by a database management system.

SrTp     d
245 0 0 EPO worldwide patent statistical database

Updating loose-leaf. A bibliographic resource that consists of a base volume(s) updated by separate pages which are inserted, removed and/or substituted.

SrTp     l
245 0 0 Corporate counsel's guide to copyright law

Monographic series. A group of analyzable items (i.e., each piece has a distinctive title) that are related to one another by a collective title. The individual items may or may not be numbered. Use for any title that is a series, regardless of its treatment.

SrTp     m
245 0 0 Boulder County nature series

Newspaper. A serial publication that is mainly designed to be a primary source of written information on current events connected with public affairs, either local, national and/or international in scope. It contains a broad range of news on all subjects and activities and is not limited to any specific subject matter.

SrTp     n
245 0 4 The New York times

Periodical. A serial publication that contains separate articles, stories, other writings, etc., and is published or distributed generally more frequently than annual.

SrTp     p
245 0 4 The national geographic magazine

Updating Web site. A Web site that is updated, but does not fit into one of the other codes, such as database, newspaper or periodical.

SrTp     w
245 0 0 LA daily news


For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, 008/21.


For more information, including content designator history, see MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data, 008/21 (Continuing Resources).

This page last revised: August 28, 2020