Field definition and scope:

Field 845 contains information about terms governing the use and reproduction of a bibliographic item when the holding organization will lend (008/20 Lending policy, code a) and reproduce (008/21 Reproduction policy, code a) the item.  The field includes, but is not limited to, such things as copyrights, film rights, and trade restrictions that restrict the right to reproduce, exhibit, fictionalize, and quote a bibliographic item.  This field is identical to field 540 (Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note) defined in the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

Field 845 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 845

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$a

Terms governing use and reproduction

NR

$b

Jurisdiction

NR

$c

Authorization

NR

$d

Authorized users

NR

$u

Uniform Resource Identifier

R

$3

Materials specified

NR

$5

Institution to which field applies

NR

$6

Linkage

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

Input conventions:

Punctuation

Embedded holdings information

Related MARC fields or documents:

008/20  Lending policy

008/21  Reproduction policy

MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data:

540  Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note

See also:

3XX, 5XX, 84X  Note Fields

Variable Data Fields