Data input boxes

Title

Title
Description: The name given to the resource.
Guideline: Transcribe the Title as it appears on the resource.
Examples: Integrating instruction in social studies: strategies, activities, projects, tools and techniques / by Imogen Forte and Sandra Schurr Wildflowers of the Adelaide Hills
Obligation: Mandatory
Max. Length: 500 characters
MARC tag: 245 ##$a

Filing indicator

Filing indicator
Description: Select the number of character positions associated with a definite or indefinite article that are to be ignored in the sorting or filing of the title. If punctuation or special characters precede or follow the article these characters should also be counted in the filing indicator. If the first word of the title is not an article then retain the default filing indicator of '0'.
Default: 0
Examples:
Title Filing indicator
A report 2
L’enfant 2
An Example 3
The dog 4
"The cat" 5
[The bird] 5
Obligation: Mandatory
MARC tag: 245 ## where first # is the filing indicator

Edition

Edition
Description: The designation given to all copies of a resource that contain essentially the same content and are produced by the same entity.
Guideline: Transcribe the Edition as it appears on the resource.
Examples:

Second edition
Revised 1999
New edition

Obligation: Required if applicable
Max. Length: 500 characters
MARC tag: 250 ##$a

Place of publication

Place of publication
Description: The place in which the resource was published or produced.
Guideline: Transcribe the Place of Publication as it appears on the resource. If the place of publication is uncertain, supply the name of the probable local place of publication.
Examples: Paris
Ringwood, Vic.
Kassel ; Basel ; London ; New York ; Prag
[Toronto]
[Place of publication not identified]
Obligation: Required if the resource has been published or produced.
Max. Length: 400 characters
MARC tag: 264 #1$a

Publisher

Publisher
Description: The name of the entity responsible for producing the resource.
Guideline: Transcribe the Name of Publisher or Producer as it appears on the resource.
Examples: Fremantle Arts Centre Press
Penguin Baedeker : Allen & Unwin
[publisher not identified]
Obligation: Required if the resource has been published or produced
Max. Length: 250 characters
MARC tag: 264 #1$b

Publication date

Publication date
Description: The date the resource was created or became available in its current form.
Examples:
264$c 008/07-10 008/11-14
2000 2000  
2000- 2000 uuuu
2000, c1999 2000 1999
1998? 1998  
between 1991 and 1995 1991 1995
[199-] 199u  
[199-?] 199u  
[19--] 19uu  
blank uuuu  
Obligation: Mandatory
Max. Length: 100 characters
MARC tag: 264 #1$c

Physical description (extent)

Physical description (extent)
Description: The number and physical description of the items that make up the resource.
Examples: 4 volumes
2 sound discs
1 atlas
1 online resource (68 pages)
Obligation: Mandatory
Max. Length: 500 characters
MARC tag: 300 ##$a

Standard number

Standard number
Description: Select the type of standard number (ISBN, ISSN, ISMN) from the menu and type the number in the box.
ISBN
Guideline: Input only a valid ISBN without the hyphens.
Example: 9780078035616
Obligation: Required if available
Max. Length: 13 characters
MARC tag: 020 ##$a
ISSN
Guideline: Input only a valid ISSN.
Example: 1066-0437
Obligation: Required if available
Max. Length: 9 characters
MARC tag: 022 ##$a
ISMN
Guideline: Input only a valid ISMN without the hyphens.
Example: 9790220223068
Obligation: Required if available
Max. Length: 13 characters
MARC tag: 024 ##$a

Content type

Content type
Description: Select the term that best describes the form of communication in which the content of the resource is expressed.
Default: text
Obligation: Mandatory
MARC tag: 336 ##$a

Media type

Media type
Description: Select the term that best describes the device required to view, play, run, etc., the content of a resource.
Default: None
Obligation: Optional
MARC tag: 337 ##$a

Carrier type

Carrier type
Description: Select the term that best describes the storage medium and housing of the content of the resource.
Default: volume
Obligation: Mandatory
MARC tag: 338 ##$a

Note

Note
Description: General information about the resource.
Example: Map on lining papers.
Obligation: Optional
Max. Length: 1024 characters
MARC tag: 500 ##$a

Summary

Summary
Description: A description of the content or purpose of the resource.
Example: An illustrated collection of eighteenth century political verse.
Obligation: Optional
Max. Length: 500 characters
MARC tag: 520 ##$a

Subject

Subject
Description: The subject or topic that best describes the content of the resource.
Guideline: Choose the most significant and unique words that describe the resource. The words chosen do not need to be derived from a controlled subject heading system or thesaurus. Enter each new subject on a new text box.
Examples: Orienteering
Maps
Public Relations
Marketing Research
Heritage paintings
Obligation: Optional
Max. Length: 360 characters
MARC tag: 653 ##$a

Name

Name
Description: The name of the person or organisation primarily responsible for the content of the resource. Guideline: Use Browse to find the form for the name first.
Examples: Personal - Surname: Forster, Raymond R., 1922-
Personal - Forename: Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20
Personal - Family name: Wentworth family
Corporate name: National Heart Foundation of Australia
Corporate jurisdiction name: Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Committee of Privileges
Corporate Personal – Surname: Newman (Jean and Dorothy) Industrial Relations Library
Conference or meeting name: National Conference on Robotics (3rd : 1990 : Melbourne, Vic.)
Conference or Meeting jurisdiction name: Chicago. Cartography Conference
Conference or Meeting Personal - Surname: Smith (David Nichol) Memorial Seminar
Obligation: Required if applicable
Max. Length: 500 characters
MARC tag: Varies

Country - Country of publication

Country - Country of publication
Description: Select the place of publication of the resource. If you do not know the place, select ‘No place, unknown or undetermined’. If different places are associated with different parts of the resource, select ‘Various places’.
Default None
Obligation: Mandatory
MARC tag: 08/15-17

Type of material

Type of material
Description: Select the term that best describes the content of the resource. Select ‘Language material' for books, microforms and electronic resources that are basically textual. (NB. the physical form of these resources is indicated by selecting the appropriate term from the 'Form of Item’ menu.) Select ‘Computer file’ only for computer software, numeric data, computer-orientated multimedia, online systems or services.
Default Language material
Obligation: Mandatory
MARC tag: Leader/06

Form of item

Form of item
Description: Select the term that best describes the physical form of the resource. The Form of Item term ‘Electronic’ is not used for computer software, numeric data, computer-orientated multimedia, online systems or services, instead select ‘Computer file’ from the Type of Material menu. Unless the work is in one of the forms listed, retain the default value of ‘Not applicable’.
Default Not applicable
Obligation: Required if applicable
MARC tag: 008/23 or 008/29

Bibliographic level

Bibliographic level
Description: Select the term that best describes the bibliographic level of the resource.
Default Monograph/item
Obligation: Mandatory
MARC tag: Leader/07

Australian - Australian content indicator

Australian - Australian content indicator
Description: Select if the resource is published in Australia; or is about Australia; or if it has an Australian creator.
Default No
Obligation: Required if applicable
MARC tag: 042 ##$aanuc