Price Type Code Sources identifies standard code lists for specifying the type of price recorded for a resource and assigns a code to each list.  The purpose of this list is to enable interpretation of price codes contained in metadata records.  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.

Price Type Code Source Codes


ONIX Price Type Codes List number 58  [PDF: 34 KB]

Usage in MARC 21

 Bibliographic records

365 $2 (Trade Price / Source of price type code)

See also:

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:  Contents