Character position definition and scope:

A one-character alphabetic code indicates the type of continuing resource.  A fill character ( | ) is used when no attempt has been made to code this 008 position.

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

Guidelines for applying content designators:

Code:

Description:

#

None of the following

d

Updating database

l

Updating loose-leaf

m

Monographic series

n

Newspaper

p

Periodical

w

Updating Web site

|

No attempt to code

Content designator history:

006/04 and 008/21 (SE)  Type of serial  [redefined, 2001]:  This field was redefined as Type of continuing resource to include integrating resources.

d - Updating database  [new, 2001]

l  - Updating loose-leaf  [new, 2001]

w - Updating Web site  [new, 2001]

See also:

006 and 008:  Continuing Resources

006 and 008:  Cross Reference Tables by Type of Material

006/01-17:  Character Positions by Type of Material

006  Fixed-Length Data Elements - Additional Material Characteristics

008/00-39:  Character Positions by Type of Material

008  Fixed-Length Data Elements