Character position definition and scope:

The Record length character positions contain a five-character number equal to the length of the entire record, including itself and the record terminator.  The number is right justified and each unused position contains a zero (0).

Users typically do not have access to Leader/00-04; the entry is automatically generated by the system.

For information on other Leader positions, select:


See also:

MARC 21 Format for Classification Data:  Contents