DCM Z1:  640  Series Dates of Publication and/or Sequential Designation

LC series practice:  As of June 1, 2006, LC does not create or update SARs.

PCC series practice:  Transcription of the series statement is mandatory if applicable.  Searching for series authority records, tracing the series, and the creation and maintenance of series authority records are optional.

Do not search just to provide information for this field; give the information if it is available from the item in hand or incidentally from the publisher.  Do not give information about the first volume if it is the issue given in the 642 field.  Search for information if needed to break a conflict.

For more information on DCM Z1 Instructions, select:

DCM Z1:  Introduction