Character position definition and scope:

The Type of control character position contains a one-character code that indicates the type of control.

Record requirements (National-level and Minimal-level) for Leader/08 for all types of material:  Mandatory.

Validity by material type:  Leader/08 and its codes in the table below are valid for all types.


Type of control description:


No specified type



Content designator history:

Leader/08  Type of control  [new, 1995]

For information on other Leader positions, select:


See also:

MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data:  Contents