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007  Physical Description Fixed Field (Unspecified) (R)

       

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
‡a Category of material  (007/00)  (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
‡b Specific material designation  (007/01)  (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory




Definition

 
All formats 

The physical characteristics of an unspecified category of material. 007 is valid in all formats so you can code for the physical characteristics of the parts of an item such as accompanying material.

Examples  
 
007     z ‡b z
[Item is a model]
007     z ‡b m
[Item is a collection containing different material categories and separate 007 fields are not being input for the various components]

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).
 
blank character Undefined 

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).
 
blank character Undefined 

Subfields

 
‡a Category of material   A one-character alphabetic code that indicates the category of material to which the item belongs is unspecified.
z Unspecified. The category of material to which the item belongs is unspecified, which means that the item is not identified by one of the other 007 code values or that its multiple physical forms are not being specifically denoted (for instance, when the item in hand is a collection containing different material categories and an institution chooses not to input separate 007 fields for the various components).
‡b Specific material designation   A one-character alphabetic code that describes the special class of material (usually the class of physical object) to which an item belongs.
m Multiple physical forms. Multiple physical forms are involved.
u Unspecified. The physical form of the item is not specified.
z Other. None of the other codes is appropriate.

Printing

Field 007 does not print.

Last revised: January 6, 2014