Character position definition and scope:

This character position is undefined for Visual materials.  It contains a blank or fill character.

Record requirements for National-level and Minimal-level records:  Optional.

Content designator history:

In 1983, the character position definition 008/21 In LC collection (VM) was made obsolete.  The defined codes were:  # (Not in LC), a (In LC, print note), b (In LC, do not print note), and u (Unknown).  [USMARC only]

See also:

006 and 008:  Visual Materials

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