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340 - Physical Medium (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - concise
September 2011

Physical description information for an item that requires technical equipment for its use or an item that has special conservation or storage needs.

Indicators

First - Undefined
# - Undefined
Second - Undefined
# - Undefined

Subfield Codes

$a - Material base and configuration (R)
$b - Dimensions (R)
$c - Materials applied to surface (R)
$d - Information recording technique (R)
$e - Support (R)
$f - Production rate/ratio (R)
$h - Location within medium (R)
$i - Technical specifications of medium (R)
$j - Generation (R)
$k - Layout (R)
$m - Book format (R)
$n - Font size (R)
$o - Polarity (R)
$0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$2 - Source (NR)
$3 - Materials specified (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

Examples

340 ##$amarble.
340 ##$aparchment$b20 cm. folded to 10 x 12 cm.
340 ##$3self-portrait$arice paper$b7" x 9"$ccolored inks$enone$hbetween entry for April 7 and April 19, 1843.
340 ##$dhandwritten$dtyped.
340 ##$acanvas$b30 x 57 cm.$ccolored oil-base paints$ewood.
340 ##$3case files$aaperture cards$b9 x 19 cm.$dmicrofilm$f48x.
340 ##$joriginal$2rda
340 ##$jprinting master$2rda
340 ##$kdouble sided$2rda
340 ##$mfolio$2rda
340 ##$m4to$2rda
340 ##$ngiant print (36 point)$2rda
340 ##$opositive$2rda
340 ##$3case files$aaperture cards$b9 x 19 cm.$dmicrofilm$f48x.

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