Field definition and scope:

Field 347 contains technical specifications relating to the digital encoding of text, image, audio, video, and other types of data in a resource.

Multiple values from the same source vocabulary may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfields.  Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.

Field 347 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

Repeatability

Field 347

Digital File Characteristics

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$a

File type

R

$b

Encoding format

R

$c

File size

R

$d

Resolution

R

$e

Regional encoding

R

$f

Encoded bitrate

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

R

$2

Source

NR

$3

Materials specified

NR

$6

Linkage

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

Content designator history:

Field 347 - Digital File Characteristics  [new, 2016]

Related MARC field or document:

RDA in MARC Holdings Data

See also:

3XX, 5XX, 84X  Note Fields

Variable Data Fields