The word "edition" on publications may convey many things. The edition statement, when given in a serial bibliographic record, has a very specific meaning which will be decided in this module. The edition statement constitutes area 2 of the cataloging record and is input in field 250.

This module will discuss:

How the word "edition" is defined for serials

Situations in which an edition statement is given for serials

Types of serials issued in editions

Use of the 250 field in conjunction with other fields in the cataloging record

How to record the edition statement

Notes that relate to edition statements

Special problems involving edition statements

9.1. Serials issued in editions

9.2. When to record an edition statement

9.3. Recording the edition statement

9.4. Use of the edition statement with other fields in the record

9.5. Special problems


See also:

Part 1. Original cataloging