Definition and scope:

The 3XX fields contain information pertaining to physical characteristics, graphic representation, physical arrangement, publication frequency, and security information.  For digital items, fields are provided for recording reference and coordinate data.  Together with the 2XX fields, this data constitutes what is referred to as the body of the bibliographic record.

Specific field information:

For information on content designators (indicator and subfield code definitions and examples), National level requirements, field and subfield repeatability, and input conventions for any of the 3XX fields, select from the list below:

300  Physical Description  (R)

306  Playing Time  (NR)

307  Hours, Etc.  (R)

310  Current Publication Frequency  (NR)

321  Former Publication Frequency  (R)

336  Content Type  (R)

337  Media Type  (R)

338  Carrier Type  (R)

340  Physical Medium  (R)

342  Geospatial Reference Data  (R)

343  Planar Coordinate Data  (R)

344  Sound Characteristics  (R)

345  Projection Characteristics of Moving Image  (R)

346  Video Characteristics  (R)

347  Digital File Characteristics  (R)

348  Format of Notated Music  (R)

351  Organization and Arrangement of Materials  (R)

352  Digital Graphic Representation  (R)

355  Security Classification Control  (R)

357  Originator Dissemination Control  (NR)

362  Dates of Publication and/or Sequential Designation  (R)

363  Normalized Date and Sequential Designation  (R)

365  Trade Price  (R)

366  Trade Availability Information  (R)

370  Associated Place  (R)

377  Associated Language  (R)

380  Form of Work  (R)

381  Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression  (R)

382  Medium of Performance  (R)

383  Numeric Designation of Musical Work  (R)

384  Key  (NR)

385  Audience Characteristics  (R)

386  Creator/Contributor Characteristics  (R)

388  Time Period of Creation  (R)

Content designator history:

301  Physical Description for Films (Pre-AACR 2)  (VM)  [obsolete, 1983]  [USMARC only]

302  Page Count  (BK)  [obsolete, 1990]

303  Unit Count  (AM)  [obsolete, 1983]  [USMARC only]

304  Linear Footage  (AM)  [obsolete, 1983]  [USMARC only]

305  Physical Description for Sound Recordings (Pre-AACR 2)  (MU)  [obsolete, 1993]

308  Physical Description for Films (Archival)  (VM)  [obsolete, 1990]

315  Frequency  (CF,MP)  [obsolete, 1993]

336  Content Type  [new, 2009]

337  Media Type  [new, 2009]

338  Carrier Type  [new, 2009]

344  Sound Characteristics  [new, 2011]

345  Projection Characteristics of Moving Image  [new, 2011]

346  Video Characteristics  [new, 2011]

347  Digital File Characteristics  [new, 2011]

348  Format of Notated Music  [new, 2015]

350  Price  (BK, AM, MU, VM)  [obsolete, 1983]

Price  (CF, SE)  [obsolete, 1993]

359  Rental Price  (VM)  [obsolete, 1983

363  Normalized Date and Sequential Designation  [new, 2007]

365  Trade Price  [new, 2003]

366  Trade Availability Information  [new, 2003]

370  Associated Place  [new, 2014]

377  Associated Language  [new, 2011]

380  Form of Work  [new, 2010]

381  Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression  [new, 2010]

382  Medium of Performance  [new, 2010]

383  Numeric Designation of Musical Work  [new, 2010]

384  Key  [new, 2010]

385  Audience Characteristics  [new, 2013]

386  Creator/Contributor Characteristics  [new, 2013]

388  Time Period of Creation  [new, 2014]

See also:

Variable Data Fields