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099  Local Free-Text Call Number (R)

       

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character  Undefined
2nd Indicator  Source of call number
blank character  No value assigned
LC
1 DDC
9 Local class scheme
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
‡a Classification number (R) Mandatory/Mandatory
‡e Feature heading (NR) Optional/Optional
‡f Filing suffix (NR) Optional/Optional




Definition

The local free-text call numbers based on a unique local system. You may also use field 099 for other call numbers that cannot be formatted for printing in the appropriate call number field. For example, use field 099 for complex LC call numbers that cause unit ( zc) cards, or to format a Government Document number on two or more lines.

If you are creating new records, use the appropriate field (e.g., field 050 or field 086) for call numbers, even if you repeat the same number in field 099 for printing.

Field 099 does not remain in the master record. It is retained in archive records, institution records, OCLC-MARC records, and exported records.

1st Indicator

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

2nd Indicator

Source of call number. A value that indicates from which source a call number is assigned.
 
blank character No value assigned 
 
LC. The source of the call number is LC.
 
1 DDC. The source of the call number is DDC.
 
9 Local class scheme. The source of the call number is a local class scheme.

Subfields

 
‡a Classification number   Use a separate subfield ‡a for each printing line. You may use any combination of letters, numerals, punctuation, and special signs or symbols in subfield ‡a . You cannot cause a blank line to print within a local free-text call number.
‡e Feature heading   A feature heading from a classified catalog. Data in subfield ‡e print on cards and display in label displays as if they were in subfield ‡a .
‡f Filing suffix   A filing suffix from a classified catalog. Data in subfield ‡f print on cards and display in label displays as if they were in subfield ‡a .

Printing

Field 099 prints in call number position. Field 099 overrides all other call numbers. The characters in each separate subfield ( ‡a , ‡e or ‡f) print on separate lines.
 

If the number of characters in any subfield exceeds the margin size, the print program drops the body of the card accordingly. The size of the left margin is two characters fewer than the first indention. If your profile establishes the first indention at ten, the margin size is eight.

Use the following examples as guidelines:

Displayed in record Prints as
Periodical ‡a Stacks Periodical
Stacks
micro- ‡a fiche ‡a no. 12 micro-
fiche
no. 12
Film ‡a 16-0004 Film
16-0004
audio- ‡a visual ‡a no. 12 audio-
visual
no. 12
Mss. ‡a Coll. Mss.
Coll.
Webster ‡a 1852 ‡a May 12 Webster
1852
May 12
Miniature ‡a Score ‡a B122 ‡a (29) Miniature
Score
B122
(29)
DISC ‡a 4579 DISC
4579
Apple II ‡a no.19 Apple II
no. 19

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