Character position definition and scope:

A one-character alphabetic code indicates that the category of material to which the item belongs is electronic resource.  The meaning of the remaining character positions in field 007 are dependent upon the value in this character position (007/00).  A fill character ( | ) is not allowed in this position.

Record requirements for National-level records:  Mandatory; for Minimal-level records:  Optional.

Guidelines for applying content designators:




Electronic resource - Used for electronic resource (e.g., programs, data files, image files, digitized audio and video tapes, etc.), which usually consist of digitized machine-readable data, program code, etc. intended to be accessed, processed, or executed by a computer.

Content designator history:

c - Computer file  [renamed]:  In 2002, code c was renamed "Electronic resource."

To return, select:

007:  Electronic resource

007  Physical Description Fixed Field