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This page outlines the unique elements in cataloging both cassettes and CD's, including special instructions for MP3 audio files.

Fixed Fields

See 006/007 guide.


Variable Fields

024 Standard number

  • UPC (12 digits)
  • 1st indicator 1, 2nd blank
  • EAN (13 digits)
  • 1s indicator 3, 2nd blank

028 Publisher number

  • Indicators: 42
  • $a Number
  • $b Publisher

245 GMD

  • $h[sound recording]

250 Edition statement

  • $a Abridged ed./version [include here only if stated as ed., etc., on item]

300 Physical description examples

  • $a 1 sound disc (30 min.) : $b digital ; $c 4 3/4 in.
  • $a 2 sound cassettes (90 min.) :$b analog, stereo. [Omit dimensions for cassettes unless different from standard cassette size.]

511 Participant/Performer note

  • 1st indicator = 0 (reader, etc.) or1 (cast)
  • 2nd indicator = blank
  • $a Participant or performers

508 Statement of responsibility (Other production credits)

  • No indicators
  • Punctuation between names: space, semicolon, space
    • 508 $a Radio adaptation, John Bethune ; producer, Peter Donkin.

500 Abridged/Unabridged [not given as true ed. statement on item]

  • $a Unabridged.
  • $a Abridged by Claire Keller.

500 Note for CDs

  • $a Compact disc.

500 Note for accompanying material (example)

  • $a Program notes (6 p. : ill.) laid in container.

650 Suggestions for recorded books/plays, spoken literature, etc.

  • $a Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 $vAudio adaptations.
  • $a English literature $vAudio adaptations.

655 Genre headings

  • $a Audiobooks.
  • $a Radio adaptations.
  • $a Radio plays.

Special Guidelines for CDs Consisting of MP3 Files

Catalog these CDs as sound recordings with electronic resource attributes -- i.e., use sound recording record type i and 245 $h [sound recording] rather than [electronic resource]. Follow the guidelines for sound recordings given above, with the following additions:

  • 006 m h {electronic aspects}
  • 007 c onga {electronic aspects}
  • 538 MP3 format.
  • 538 System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.