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530 - Additional Physical Form Available Note (R)

MARC 21 Bibliographic - Full
October 2001

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Subfield Codes
$a - Additional physical form available note (NR)
$b - Availability source (NR)
$c - Availability conditions (NR)
$d - Order number (NR)
$u - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
$3 - Materials specified (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)


Information concerning a different physical format in which the described item is available.

If the publisher of the additional physical form is different from the publisher of the item being cataloged, this field also contains source and order number information for the additional form. The additional form may be published and/or made available for use at a repository in the additional form. When specific title and data base control number information is available for the other format, the title and control numbers may be recorded in field 776 (Additional Physical Form Entry).

Field 530 is used only for notes describing different physical formats. Notes conveying information about other editions (e.g., earlier versions, shorter versions, different language versions) are recorded in field 500 (General Note).




$a - Additional physical form available note
Description of the additional physical form(s) and any text not belonging in the other subfields.
For continuing resources, availability source, availability conditions, and order number information are included in subfield $a.
530 ##$aIssued as Beta 1/2 in. or VHS 1/2 in. or U-matic 3/4 in.
530 ##$aCOM fiche and hard copies available for consultation.
530 ##$aIssued also as 16 mm. filmstrip in cartridge and as slide set and as videorecording.
530 ##$aIssued also as a motion picture.
530 ##$aAvailable on microfiche.
Notes describing other editions are recorded in field 500 (General Note).
500 ##$aIssued in 1978 in longer version (51 min.).
[A version note given in field 500.]
$b - Availability source
Organizational unit or vendor from which the additional physical form may be acquired.
530 ##$aPhotoreproduced facsimile version;$bPublished as Dudley, Cuthbert, ed., The Novel of Lord Ethelbert of Waxlot (Oxford University Press, 1973).
$c - Availability conditions
Terms under which the additional physical form of the materials is available (e.g., Photocopies at cost).
530 ##$aAvailable in microfilm as part of the Papers of Grover P. Stover;$bDocumentary Microfilms, 450 East 52nd St., New York, N.Y. 10006;$cBuyers must acquire entire film set;$dDM-GPS81.
$d - Order number
Order number for the additional physical form.
530 ##$3Dispatches from U.S. consuls in Batavia, Java, Netherlands East Indies, 1818-1906$aAvailable in microfilm;$bNational Archives;$dM449;$cStanding order account required.
$u - Uniform Resource Identifier
Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), for example a URL or URN, which provides electronic access data in a standard syntax. This data can be used for automated access to an electronic item using one of the Internet protocols.
530 ##$aOnline version available via The New Bartleby Library$u
$3 - Materials specified
Part of the described material to which the field applies.
530 ##$3Diaries and correspondence$aAvailable in microfilm;$cFor use in repository only.
530 ##$3Ethnic enrollment study data$aAvailable in computer file and in computer output microfiche;$bState Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706.
$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.


Punctuation - Field 530 ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation is present.


$u - Uniform Resource Identifier [NEW, 2000]
$z - Source of note information (AM, CF, VM, SE) [OBSOLETE, 1990]
Source information is included as part of the related availability or order number information in subfields $a-$d.

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