000    Running time exceeds three characters  [Not used]

001    Running time

999    [Not used]

nnn   Not applicable

---      Running time unknown


The running time code is a three character code that contains a number that reflects the total running time of a motion picture or a videorecording.  For motion pictures and videorecordings issued serially, use code "---."  For other visual materials use "nnn."


The OCLC default code indicated above is not a MARC 21 value.  All CONSER authenticated records must include an appropriate MARC 21 code as listed.

Code definitions

NOTE:  See MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data (008/18-20  006/01-03) for code definitions not given below.

nnn  Not applicable.

Use code "nnn" to indicate that running time is not applicable, such as when the item is not a motion picture or a videorecording.

008/18-20  nnn

300 ## 121 slides : $b col. ; $c 2x2 in. + $e 1 teacher's guide.

[Code "nnn" indicates that the item is other than a motion picture or a videorecording.]

---  Running time unknown.

Use code "---" if the running time is unknown.  Input code "---" for all serial videorecordings and motion pictures.

008/18-20  ---

300 ## videocassettes : $b sd., col. ; $c 3/4 in.

Related fields, etc.


008/18-20  006/01-03  (MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data)

See also:


Section E.  MARC 21 Format for Serials as Applied Within CONSER

CONSER Editing Guide:  Contents