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*336 '''$a two-dimensional moving image $2 rdacontent'''
 
*337 '''$a video $2 rdamedia'''
 
*337 '''$a video $2 rdamedia'''
*338 '''$a video disc $2 rdacarrier'''
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*338 '''$a videodisc $2 rdacarrier'''
 
*338 '''$a online resource (for streaming video)'''
 
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Revision as of 14:42, 19 July 2013

Here are some basic guidelines & examples for cataloging videos using RDA. For a more detailed guide, try Stanford's (see link below)

Main points to remember

Fixed fields
  • Desc = i
  • Date type
    • s = single date
    • r = only for reproduction (locally-made reproduction of video or film material made for the purposes of reformatting for creating a use copy)
    • p = date of distribution/release/issue and production/recording session when different from the date in Date1. Use only when contents are unchanged from original release
    • t = when there is both a publication date (even an inferred one) and a copyright date in the 264 c, even if both dates are the same
Variable fields

Italicized fields are currently optional or fields Middlebury has not used before

  • 040 Include $b eng $e rda
  • 041 [complex example] fre$aeng$hfre$jchi$jeng$jfre$jger$jjpn$jspa$jtha French or optional dubbed English soundtrack, with English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, and Thai subtitles; $b codes recording in English alphabetical order
  • 046 $k original year of production
  • 257 $a Original country of production
  • 336 $a two-dimensional moving image $2 rdacontent
  • 337 $a video $2 rdamedia
  • 338 $a videodisc $2 rdacarrier
  • 338 $a online resource (for streaming video)
  • 344 Sound characteristics
    • $a analog or digital
    • $b optical
    • $g mono, stereo, quadraphonic, or surround
    • $h Dolby, LPCM, etc.
    • $2 rda
  • 346 Video characteristics
    • $b NTSC, PAL, HDTV, etc.
    • $2 rda
  • 347 Digital file characteristics
    • $a video file, MP3, etc.
    • $b DVD video, Blu-ray, DVD-R, etc.
    • $e region 1-4, all regions, etc.
    • $2 rda
  • 500 $a sound characteristics, wide screen or not, 1.78:1 or 1.33:1
    • For aspect ratio, record “full screen”, “wide screen” or “mixed.”
    • After that, add the ratio with a denominator of 1(4:3 is 1.33:1 and 16:9 is 1.78:1). Another standard widescreen ratio is 1.85.1.
    • If known, also add “pan-and-scan,” letterboxed, “ or “anamorphic widescreen.”
    • If using “mixed,” either add the specific aspect ratios or give the note as “mixed aspect ratios,”
      • 500 Dolby digital 5.1, wide screen 1.78.1, letterboxed.
      • 500 Mono, full screen 1.33:1.
      • 500 Main feature: Dolby digital 2.1 or 5.1, special features 2.1; main feature: wide screen 1.78:1, anamorphic; special features full screen 1.33:1.
      • 500 Mixed aspect ratios. [Sound unknown, aspect ratios too complex to delineate]
  • 538 System details: not necessary if including the new 34x fields (plus 500 note for aspect ratio)
  • 700 $e film director [etc.]
  • 700 $e screenwriter [etc.]
  • 700 $e actor [etc.]
  • 700 $i Motion picture adaptation of (work):$a Name, Author. $t Title of work.
  • 710 $e production company [etc.]
See also