Yale University Library Cataloging Documentation

Manuscript Cataloging Guidelines

 

Appendix C: 006 (Additional Materials Characteristics) Codes

Books and Manuscript Language
Computer File
Printed Map or Manuscript Map
Printed Music, Manuscript Music, Musical Sound, and Nonmusic Sound
Serial Control
2-D Nonprojectable, 3-D Artifact, Projected Medium, and Kit

See also:
Additional Guidelines: Beinecke


Books and Manuscript Language

Illustrations 1-4. Up to four codes may be recorded, in alphabetical order. If fewer than four codes are used, the remaining positions are represented by blanks. Codes include:
_ No illustrations
a Illustrations
b Maps
c Portraits
i Coats of arms
o Photographs

Audience. Generally use _ (unknown or not specified).

Form of Item. See 008 Form of Item.

Contents 1-4. Generally use _'s (no specified nature of contents).

Govt. Publications. Generally use _ (not a government publication).

Conf. Publications. Generally use 0. (not a conference publication)

Festschrift. Generally use 0. (not a festschrift).

Index. Generally use 0 (no index).

Literary Form. Generally use 0 (not fiction).

Biography. Generally use _ (no biographical material).


Computer File/Electronic Resources


Target Audience. Generally use _ (unknown or not specified).

Type of File. Codes include:
a Numeric data
b Computer program
d Document
g Game
i Interactive media
m Combination
u Unknown

Govt. Publication. Generally use _ (not a government publication).


Printed Map or Manuscript Map


Map Relief 1-4. Generally use _ (no relief shown).

Projection. Generally use __ (projection not specified).

Material. Codes include:
a Single map
b Map series
c Map serial
d Globe
e Atlas

Govt. Publications. Generally use _ (not a government publication).

Form of Item. See 008 Form of Item.

Index. Generally use 0 (no index).

Special Format Characters 1-4. Codes include:
_ No specified special format characteristics
e Manuscript (do not use; enter a separate 006 for manuscript maps)
o Wall map


Printed Music, Manuscript Music, Musical Sound, and Nonmusical Sound

Composition. Use a two-character code to identify type of compositional form. A list of codes is available on the Music Cataloging at Yale website.

Format of Music. Choose from the following codes:
a full score
b full score, miniature or study size
c accompaniment reduced for keyboard
d voice score
e condensed score or piano-conductor score
g close score
m multiple score formats
u unknown
z other than score format (e.g., p. of music)

Audience. Generally use _ (unknown or not specified).

Form of Item. See 008 Form of Item.

Literary Text for Sound Recording 1-2. Use for nonmusical sound recordings. Two codes may be recorded. If only one code is used, left justify it and leave the other position blank. Codes include:
_ Item is a musical sound recording
a Autobiography
b Biography
d Drama
f Fiction
g Reporting
l Lectures, speeches
n Not applicable (printed or manuscript music)
p Poetry
t Interviews


Serial Control


Frequency. Codes include:
a Annual
b Bimonthly
d Daily
m Monthly
q Quarterly
Regularity.
r Regular
u Unknown

Regularity. Codes include:
n Normalized irregular
r Regular
x Completely irregular
u Unknown

ISSN Center. Generally use _ (no ISSN center code assigned).

Type of Serial. Codes include:
n Newspaper
p Periodical

Original Item. Codes include:
_ None of the following
a Microfilm
e Newspaper format

Form of Item. See 008 Form of Item.

Nature of Entire Work. Generally use _'s (no specified nature of contents).

Nature of Contents 1-3. Generally use _'s (no specified nature of contents).

Govt. Publication. Generally use _ (not a government publication)

Conf. Publication. Generally use 0. (not a conference publication)

Alphabet. Codes include:
_ No alphabet given / no key title
a Basic Roman

Type of Entry. Generally use 0. (successive entry).


2-D Nonprojectable, 3-D Artifact, Projected Medium, and Kit


Running Time. Enter one of the following:
nnn not applicable (for materials other than motion pictures and videorecordings)
001-999 running time (in minutes; right justified, with zeros in unused positions)
000 running time exceeds three characters

Audience. Generally use _ (unknown or not specified).

Govt. Publications. Generally use _ (not a government publication).

Form of Item. See 008 Form of Item.

Type of Material. Codes include:
k graphic (original or historical graphic material, such as photographs)
i picture (other two-dimensional, eye-readable materials)
m motion picture
s slide
v videorecording

Technique. Codes include:
l live action
n not applicable (materials other than motion pictures and videorecordings)
u unknown


Return to:
Appendix C: 006 top
Manuscript Cataloging Guidelines
Appendix A: Single Manuscript Instructions
Beinecke Manuscript Cataloging Manual


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Last revised 11/19/2012