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264 - Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
September 2011

First Indicator Second Indicator
Sequence of statements
# - Not applicable/No information provided/Earliest
2 - Intervening
3 - Current/latest

Function of entity
0 - Production
1 - Publication
2 - Distribution
3 - Manufacture
4 - Copyright notice date


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Place of production, publication, distribution, manufacture (R)
  • $b - Name of producer, publisher, distributor, manufacturer (R)
  • $c - Date of production, publication, distribution, manufacture, or copyright notice (R)
  • $3 - Materials specified (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Statement relating to the publication, printing, distribution, issue, release, or production of a work.

Information in field 264 is similar to information in field 260 (Publication, Distribution, etc. (Imprint)). Field 264 is useful for cases where the content standard or institutional policies make a distinction between functions


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

First Indicator - Sequence of statements

# - Not applicable/No information provided/Earliest

Used when a resource is first cataloged. Information given in value # is not changed (unless incorrect or earlier issues of a serial are later available with differing publishing information).

Defined as “No information provided” for monographic works that are complete as first issued.

2 - Intervening

Used when the place of production, publication, distribution, manufacture or the name of the producer, publisher, distributor, manufacturer changes. Additional production, publication, distribution, manufacture statements between the earliest and latest may also be recorded with first indicator value 2.

3 - Current/latest

Used when the name of the producer, publisher, distributor, manufacturer changes, or when the place of production, publication, distribution, manufacture associated with the earliest statement changes. The current statement may be added with first indicator value 3. Data given in a subsequent statement can be changed to reflect the current information when only the earliest and most current data is needed.

Second Indicator - Function of entity

0 - Production

Field contains a statement relating to the inscription, fabrication, construction, etc., of a resource in an unpublished form.

1 - Publication

Field contains a statement relating to the publication, release, or issuing of a resource.

2 - Distribution

Field contains a statement relating to the distribution of a resource.

3 - Manufacture

Field contains a statement relating to the printing, duplicating, casting, etc., of a resource in a published form.

4 - Copyright notice date

Field contains a date associated with a notice of protection under copyright or a similar regime. Copyright dates include phonogram dates (i.e., dates associated with claims of protection for sound recordings).

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Place of production, publication, distribution, manufacture

264 #1$aBoston : $b[publisher not identified], $c2010.
264 #3$aCambridge : $bKinsey Printing Company
[On source: Published in Boston, 2010; Cambridge -- Kinsey Printing Company; No distribution information]

$b - Name of producer, publisher, distributor, manufacturer

264 #1$a[Place of publication not identified] : $bABC Publishers, $c2009.
264 #2$aSeattle : $bIverson Company
[On source: ABC Publishers, 2009; distributed by Iverson Company, Seattle]

$c - Date of production, publication, distribution, manufacture, or copyright notice

264 #4$c©2002
264 #4$cⓅ1983
264 #4$ccopyright 2005

$3 - Materials specified

Information to differentiate the multiple statements of the described materials to which the field applies.

$6 - Linkage

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.


INPUT CONVENTIONS

Spacing - No spaces are used between letters of initials, including adjacent initials in personal names.

264 #1$aColumbia, S.C. :$bH.W. Williams Co.,$c1982.

One space is used between two or more distinct initialisms (or sets of initials), acronyms, or abbreviations appearing in juxtaposition.

264 #1$aWashington :$bU.S. G.P.O.,$c1981-

CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 264 - Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice [NEW, 2011]

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