Copyright and Legal Deposit Number Sources identifies the official registration documentation (databases or lists) that contain the numbers for copyright and legal deposit registrations and assigns a code to each database or list.  The purpose of these source codes is to enable the source documentation of a copyright or legal deposit number in a metadata records to be indicated by a code.  For code assignment, general structure, usage, and maintenance guidelines see Introduction.

Arrangement of the list

Entries in the list are arranged in alphabetical order by the code and consist of the source code followed by the bibliographic citation for the source documentation.  The citations are linked to the online source for some codes.

Code structure

Each code consists of a maximum of 12 lowercase alphabetic characters.  Possible additions to codes are described in Source Code Maintenance.

Copyright and Legal Deposit Number Source Codes


R.O.C. Government Publications Catalogue (Taipei: Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Executive Yuan)

Usage in MARC 21

 Bibliographic records

017 $2 (Copyright or Legal Deposit Number / Source)

 Holdings records

017 $2 (Copyright or Legal Deposit Number / Source)

See also:

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:  Contents