Character position definition and scope:

A one-character alphabetic code indicates the specific material designation of an unspecified category.  The specific material designation describes the special class of material (usually the class of physical object) to which an item belongs.  A fill character ( | ) is used when no attempt has been made to code this position.

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

Guidelines for applying content designators:




Multiple physical forms  Multiple physical forms are involved.


Unspecified  Physical form of the item is not specified.


Other  The item is in a physical form for which none of the other defined codes is appropriate.


No attempt to code

To return, select:

007:  Unspecified

007  Physical Description Fixed Field