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753 - System Details Access to Computer Files (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
April 2016

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Make and model of machine (NR)
  • $b - Programming language (NR)
  • $c - Operating system (NR)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source of term (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Information on the technical aspects of a computer file and any accompanying material that may be used to select and arrange the record with other records in a printed index.

Used for the type of machine, operating system, and/or programming language. This kind of added entry is assigned according to various cataloging rules to give access to the bibliographic record which otherwise would not be possible and to facilitate the capability of selecting and arranging records for production of printed indexes.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Make and model of machine

753 ##$aIBM PC$bPascal$cDOS 1.1

$b - Programming language

Name of the programming language associated with the data comprising the computer file (e.g., Pascal).

753 ##$aCompaq$bBasic$cDOS 3.2

$c - Operating system

753 ##$aApple II$cDOS 3.3
753 ##$aIBM PC$cWindows 98
753 ##$aIBM PC$cOS/2 Warp

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

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

753 ##$aSony PlayStation 4$0(uri)http://gamemetadata.org/uri/platform/1071$2gcipplatform

$2 - Source of term

MARC code that identifies the source of the terms in subfield $a and $c when they are from a controlled list.

Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.

753 ##$aNintendo Game Boy Advance$0(uri)http://gamemetadata.org/uri/platform/1038$2gcipplatform
753 ##$aNintendo DS$0(uri)http://gamemetadata.org/uri/platform/1029$2gcipplatform
[Game compatible with two gaming platforms]
753 ##$cMicrosoft Windows 8$0(uri)http://gamemetadata.org/uri/platform/1078$2gcipplatform
753 ##$cApple Mac OS X 10.9$0(uri) http://gamemetadata.org/uri/platform/1109$2gcipplatform
[PC/MAC game compatible with multiple operating systems]

$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

Punctuation - Field 753 does not end with a mark of punctuation unless the field ends with an abbreviation, initial/letter, or other data that ends with a mark of punctuation. No punctuation is recorded between subfields.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number [NEW, 2016]
$2 - Source of term [NEW, 2016]

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