Descriptive information concerning the item described in a bibliographic record other
than title related data. Data recorded includes the edition statement, imprint and
other publication source information, addresses, descriptive data related to
specific forms of material, and addresses. Together with the other 2XX and the 3XX
fields, this data constitutes what is referred to as the body of the
Field 250 - Edition Statement [CHANGED, 2013]
In 2013, field 250 was made repeatable.
Field 257 - Country of Producing Entity for Archival Films [RENAMED, 2009]
Field 258 - Philatelic Issue Data [NEW, 2004]
Field 261 - Imprint Statement for Films (Pre-AACR 1 Revised) [USMARC only]
Field 262 - Imprint Statement for Sound Recordings (Pre-AACR 2) [USMARC only]
Field 264 - Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice [NEW, 2011]
Field 265 - Source for Acquisition/Subscription Address (AM, MC) [OBSOLETE, 1983]
Field 265 - Source for Acquisition/Subscription Address (BK, CF, MP, MU, VM, SE) [OBSOLETE, 1993]
Both indicator positions were undefined. The subfield codes were: $a
(Source for acquisition/subscription address) and $6 (Linkage).
Source information may be contained in subfield $b (Source of stock
number/acquisition) of field 037 (Source of Acquisition).