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Re: question about 022 field Beth Cox 25 May 2006 17:42 UTC

Re: question about 022 field Beth Cox 25 May 2006 17:42 UTC

Thanks Amanda, and everyone else who responded.  I somehow missed this!

Beth

At 12:19 PM 5/25/2006 -0400, Louie, Amanda wrote:
>Hi Beth,
>
>I think this is the change referred to in OCLC technical bulletin 252:
>http://www.oclc.org/support/documentation/worldcat/tb/252/
>
>Specifically, it states that "ISSN (Continuing Resources 008/20 & 006/03)
>will be deleted from the Continuing Resources records and displays.
>Existing data will be converted and display in field 022 subfield ‡2."
>
>Apparently, the one character position for the ISSN Center in the leader
>is no longer enough, so this data will now be tracked in the 022 subfield 2.
>
>I assume the z, 1, and 2 you are seeing correspond to the same ISSN Center
>codes as in the 008/20:
>1=United States
>2=United Kingdom
>z=Other
>
>I hope that helps!
>
>Amanda
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum
>[mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Beth Cox
>Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 8:50 AM
>To: SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU
>Subject: [SERIALST] question about 022 field
>
>I have noticed a number of OCLC records recently where, after the ISSN in
>the 022 field, there is a $2 with either a letter or number, usually a z, 1
>or 2.  Bib Formats does not indicate a subfield 2.  Does anyone know what
>this field is and what the letters/numbers mean?
>
>Thank you very much!
>
>Curiously yours,
>
>Beth Cox
>
>
>Elizabeth J. Cox
>Special Formats Cataloger
>Morris Library, Mailcode 6632
>Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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>
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>
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Elizabeth J. Cox
Special Formats Cataloger
Morris Library, Mailcode 6632
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
605 Agriculture Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-453-5594
Fax: 618-453-3452
E-mail: bcox@lib.siu.edu

"The cats I like best are the cats who
take chances" -- Thelonious Monk