Field definition and scope:

Field 518 contains a note on the date/time and/or place of creation, capture, or broadcast associated with an event.  Such information includes date/time and/or place of recording, filming, execution, broadcast or, in the case of a naturally occurring object, of finding.  Field 033 (Date/Time and Place of an Event) contains the same information in coded form.

Date/time and place of an event note information may be encoded as a note in subfield $a or parsed into specific subfields.

Notes giving information about countries of production and release are recorded in field 500 (General Note).

The National level record requirement for this field is Optional.

Field 518 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, National-level (NLR) and Minimal-level (MLR) record requirements, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

NLR

MLR

Repeatability

Field 518

Date/Time and Place of an Event Note

O

O

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

 

$a

Date/time and place of an event note

M

O

NR

$d

Date of event

A

O

R

$o

Other event information

O

O

NR

$p

Place of event

A

O

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

O

O

R

$2

Source of term

A

O

R

$3

Materials specified

O

O

NR

$6

Linkage

A

O

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

O

O

R

Input conventions:

Punctuation

Content designator history:

Subfield $d - Date of event  [new, 2010]

Subfield $o - Other event information  [new, 2010]

Subfield $p - Place of event  [new, 2010]

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [new, 2010]

Subfield $2 - Source of term  [new, 2010]

Related MARC fields or documents:

033  Date/Time and Place of an Event

880  Alternate Graphic Representation

RDA in MARC Bibliographic Data

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:

Subject Heading and Term Source Codes

See also:

5XX  Note Fields

Variable Data Fields