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542  Information Relating to Copyright Status (R)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Privacy
blank character No information provided
0 Private
1 Not private
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Personal creator (NR) Optional/Optional
‡b Personal creator death date (NR) Optional/Optional
‡c Corporate creator (NR) Optional/Optional
‡d Copyright holder (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡e Copyright holder contact information (R) Optional/Optional
‡f Copyright statement (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡g Copyright date (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡h Copyright renewal date (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡i Publication date (R) Optional/Optional
‡j Creation date (NR) Optional/Optional
‡k Publisher (R) Optional/Optional
‡l Copyright status (NR) Optional/Optional
‡m Publication status (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡n Note (NR) Optional/Optional
‡o Research date (NR) Optional/Optional
‡p Country of publication or creation (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡q Supplying agency (NR) Optional/Optional
‡r Jurisdiction of copyright assessment (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡s Source of information (R) Optional/Optional
‡u Uniform Resource Identifier (R) Optional/Optional
‡3 Materials specified (NR) Optional/Optional

Definition

Information known about the item that may be used to determine copyright status.

Field 542 may be repeated if a non-repeatable subfield needs to be repeated (e.g., Personal creator, Research date) or if additional information is added at a later date.

Although field 540 (Terms governing use and reproduction note) may include some data about copyright information, field 542 has more detailed information and specific subfield coding that allow for manipulation of the data.

1st Indicator

Privacy. Specifies whether the contents of the field are private or not.

 
blank character

No information provided. Fields with the first indicator blank ( blank character ) will be retained in the master record, the displayed record, the exported record, the institution record, and the user's archive record.

542     ‡f Copyright 1948 SEPS ‡g 1948 ‡o 20070202
 
0

Private. Fields with the first indicator 0 will not be retained in the master record or institution records, but will be included in the exported record and the user's archive record. Note: If field 542 is coded with 1st indicator 0, the field is visible in the displayed record only during the session in which it was input.

542 0   ‡f Copyright 1895 ‡g 1895 ‡k London, Macmillan ‡l Public domain ‡o 20061201175546 ‡p GB ‡q Internet Archive, California ‡r US ‡s Evidence reported by scanner-scott-cairns for item lettersofmaththew01arnouoft; visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1895
 
1

Not private. Fields with the first indicator 1 will be retained in the master record, the displayed record, the exported record, the institution record, and the user's archive record.

542 1   Martin, Henri Jean ‡d University of Chicago Press ‡f Copyright 1994 by the University of Chicago ‡g 1994 ‡o 20071103

2nd Indicator

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

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
‡a Personal creator

Name of the person responsible for creation of the resource. The data may or may not be in an authoritative form. Undetermined may be used if research was done but no copyright holder was found.

542 1   Martin, Henri Jean ‡d University of Chicago Press ‡f Copyright 1994 by the University of Chicago ‡g 1994 ‡o 20071103
‡b Personal creator death date

If applicable, death date of the person responsible for the creation of the resource named in subfield ‡a (Personal creator).

542 1   Dorothy Norman ‡b 1997 ‡d University of Arizona
‡c Corporate creator

Name of an organization responsible for creation of the resource. The data may or may not be in an authoritative form.

542     ‡c Literary Classics of the United States ‡f Chronology, Note on the Text, and Notes copyright 1983 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y. ‡g 1983 ‡o 20070526 ‡p US ‡3 Chronology, Note on the Text, Notes
‡d Copyright holder

If known, the name of the copyright holder of the resource from an authoritative source of information. The data may or may not be in an authoritative form. Undetermined may be used if research was done but no copyright holder was found.

542     Burgess, Thornton W. (Illustrated by Harrison Cady) ‡d Louis W. Doherty & Third National Bank of Hampden County (E of Thornton W. Burgess) ‡g 1945 ‡h 1972 ‡p US ‡s Copyright Renewal Database
‡e Copyright holder contact information

May be useful for further information. This may include address, e-mail, phone numbers, etc.

542 1   ‡c Duchess Foods ‡d Government of Canada ‡e Copyright Services, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ont. ‡f Copyright 1963, par la Compagnie Canadienne de l'Exposition Universelle de 1967 ‡g 1963 ‡i 1963 ‡k Duchess Foods ‡l under copyright protection through Dec. 31, 2013 ‡m published ‡n Copyright not renewable. This work will enter the public domain on Jan. 1, 2014 ‡o Nov. 2010 ‡p Canada ‡q CaQMCCA ‡r Canada ‡s Copyright Services, Library and Archives Canada
‡f Copyright statement

Copyright statement as it is presented on the resource.

542 0   ‡f Copyright 1895 ‡g 1895 ‡k London, Macmillan ‡l Public domain ‡o 20061201175546 ‡p GB ‡q Internet Archive, California ‡r US ‡s Evidence reported by scanner-scott-cairns for item lettersofmaththew01arnouoft; visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1895
‡g Copyright date

For items under copyright, the initial year of copyright.

542     ‡f Copyright 1948 SEPS ‡g 1948 ‡o 20070202
‡h Copyright renewal date

The date of copyright renewal.

542     California District Courts of Appeal (J.O. Tucker, editor) ‡d Bancroft-Whitney Co. (PWH) ‡g 1944 ‡h 1972 ‡s Copyright Renewal Database
‡i Publication date

Year of publication if it is a formally published resource.

542     Goldie, James ‡d Goldie, James ‡d Goldie, Ruth ‡f Copyright 1927 by James and Ruth Goldie ‡g 1927 ‡i 1927 ‡n Copyright not renewed ‡o 20071204 ‡q DLC ‡s US Copyright Office records
‡j Creation date

Year of creation for an unpublished resource.

542 1   ‡c Curtis Institute of Music ‡j 1986 ‡d created with permission of Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre ‡g 1938 ‡n photocopying prohibited
‡k Publisher

Name and optionally place of the publisher. Undetermined may be used if research was done but no publisher is found.

542     ‡c Decca ‡d Decca ‡g 2000 ‡k undetermined ‡l undetermined ‡o 20061213 ‡r US ‡3 Performance
‡l Copyright status

Determined status of the item. This is recorded only if it is known with certainty. Undetermined may be used if research was done but no status is found.

542 1   undetermined ‡d undetermined ‡g 1905? ‡l undetermined ‡m undetermined ‡o 20071210 ‡q [supplying agency] ‡r US
‡m Publication status

Whether the item is published or unpublished, using the definition of published in copyright law of the jurisdiction, or that in the Berne Convention's specifications if other definitions are not available. Undetermined may be used if research was done but no status is found.

542 1   undetermined ‡d undetermined ‡g 1905? ‡l undetermined ‡m undetermined ‡o 20071210 ‡r US
‡n Note

Any additional information about copyright.

542     Goldie, James ‡b 1945 ‡d Goldie, James ‡d Goldie, Ruth ‡f Copyright 1927 by James and Ruth Goldie ‡g 1927 ‡i 1927 ‡n Copyright not renewed
‡o Research date

Date that the copyright data was determined based on research. A structured form of date is recommended.

542 1   ‡c Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ‡d undetermined ‡f Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 23Dec37;LP7892 ‡g 1937 ‡l undetermined ‡o 20071129 ‡r US
‡p Country of publication or creation

Country in which the resource was published or, in the case of unpublished materials, the country in which the resource was created.

542 1   ‡f Copyright 1895 ‡g 1895 ‡k London, Macmillan ‡l Public domain ‡o 20061201175546 ‡p GB ‡q Internet Archive, California ‡s Evidence reported by scanner-scott-cairns for item lettersofmaththew01arnouoft; visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1895
‡q Supplying agency

Code or name of agency supplying the information.

542 1   ‡f Copyright 1895 ‡g 1895 ‡k London, Macmillan ‡l Public domain ‡o 20061201175546 ‡p GB ‡q Internet Archive, California ‡r US ‡s Evidence reported by scanner-scott-cairns for item lettersofmaththew01arnouoft; visible notice of copyright; stated date is 1895
‡r Jurisdiction of copyright assessment

Jurisdiction within which the copyright status assessment is being made. The law of the country within which the resource is used is the relevant one for copyright purposes. It is within the context of this information that a copyright status may be determined. The subfield is used only if a copyright status is recorded in subfield ‡l.

542 1   ‡d Xanterra Parks & Resorts ‡g 1978 ‡i 1979 ‡l under copyright until 2074 ‡m published ‡n Xanterra is the successor-in-interest to Fred Harvey (firm) at Grand Canyon National Park ‡o 20130703 ‡p US ‡r US ‡s item in hand, agency records
‡s Source of information

Source of the copyright information, whether from the piece or from other sources.

542     California District Courts of Appeal (J.O. Tucker, editor) ‡d Bancroft-Whitney Co. (PWH) ‡g 1944 ‡h 1972 ‡s Copyright Renewal Database
‡u Uniform Resource Identifier

The Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), for example a URL or URN, provides electronic access data in a standard syntax. The data may be a more detailed statement about information relating to copyright status.

542 1   ‡f This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license ‡u http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

Substituting hexadecimal notation for diacritics and special characters in Uniform Resource Identifiers. When recording a URI in subfield ‡u, you may enter most of the spacing characters listed below as either characters or their hexidecimal equivalents. Consult the table below.

Note: Do not confuse the spacing characters listed below with their long-valid non-spacing counterparts. Use of the spacing characters will be limited almost exclusively to URLs.

Entry method Name Character Alternative entry (hex value)
Enter as character or hex value Spacing circumflex/circumflex accent ^ %5E
Spacing underscore/low line 1 _ %5F
Spacing grave/grave accent ` %60
Spacing tilde/tilde ~ %7E
Enter as hex value only vertical bar n/a %7C

1 Because the Spacing Underscore may cause problems with MARC output, users may prefer to continue entering it with the hexidecimal value %5F.

‡3 Materials specified

Part of the described material to which the field applies.

542     ‡3 Costume image: ‡f ©Natalia Goncharova/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy

Printing

Field 542 does not print.

This page last revised: June 9, 2014