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Direct Access Electronic Resources (CD-ROMs, etc.): QuickGuide

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This page documents the major elements in cataloging direct access electronic resources (CD-ROM's, etc.). For other local procedures, see: Electronic resources, local procedures.

Type of record: a = language material m = computer files: computer software, numeric data, computer-oriented multimedia, online systems & services

Form of item:

s = electronic (use only if Type of Record = a)

006 Add 006 only if Type of Record = a in fixed fields; omit 006 if coded m

Type of material:

m = computer files

Type of file:

a = numeric data
b = computer program
c = representational
d = document
e = bibliographic data
f = font
g = game
h = sound
i = interactive multimedia
j = online system or service
m = combination
u = unknown
z = other

007

$a c $bj [magnetic disk], o [optical disc] $d a [1 color], b [black & white],c [multicol.], g, [greyscale], m [mixed], u [unknown], z $e a [3 1/2 in.], g [4 3/4 in.] $f blank [no sound],a [sound],u [unknown]

245

$h[electronic resource].

250

$a Version 2.1 (etc.)

300$a 1 CD-ROM : $b sd., col. ; $c 4 3/4 in. $e 1 manual.

538

$a System requirements:

500

$a Title from disc surface (etc.)

500

$a Source of ed. statement if different from title proper

530

$a Other physical formats (may use with 776)

520

$a Summary (1-3 sentences)

505

$a Contents

500

$a CD-ROM. [Midcat only]

776 1

  • $t Use with 530 (additional physical form) (no period)
    856
    • 1st indicator
      • 7 $a Other access methods specified in subfield 2
    • 2nd indicator
      • 8 $a No display constant generated Note: When using 856 40, add$3 Connect to this title online (Midcat only)

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