Note: If an element is in a 006 field, it has the same input standard as the fixed field. See " Input Standards for Fixed-Field Elements and 006."
Code for characteristics of an item that cannot be coded in the fixed field. Such characteristics are by definition "additional." Characteristics coded in the fixed field are "main." For example, you may use field 006 to code for the serial-related information of a sound recording that is issued as a serial.
Use also to code the characteristics of accompanying material. For example, you may use it to code for a book that accompanies a map.
|006 mnemonics|| |
The mnemonics are the same as the fixed field mnemonics for each format. Use the same codes in 006 mnemonics as you do in the related fixed-field mnemonics. See the fixed-field information in this manual to determine appropriate coding and input standards.
|Type of Material||In Connexion client, Type is the first element in every guided entry prompt. In Connexion browser, Type is identified by a label "006 fields for [format]" and a drop-down list with names for each Type instead of codes. Other elements display depending on the code of the Type. Type codes are the same as Type of Record (Type) except that the 006 Type code for Continuing Resources is s. Type identifies the type of material of the additional characteristics or accompanying material. |
Codes. The system supplies a default Type when you send the command to retrieve the guided entry prompt, but you can use alternative codes. Use the following list to determine appropriate Type codes: