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Ills:  Illustrations

Bytes

BKS: 008/18-21; 006/01-04

Input standards

BKS: Optional. Up to four, one-character codes. Default: blank character blank character blank character blank character

Definition

 
BKS, 006

Illustration terms used in the physical description (field 300). Choose codes according to terms found in the entire 300 field (including subfield ‡e). Disregard illustration information elsewhere in the record (e.g., in body of the record or in notes).

Enter up to four codes in alphabetical order. If fewer codes apply, left-justify. Leave the remaining positions blank. If more than four codes apply, enter the first four codes. Disregard terms that appear in the illustration statements of older records but are not in the following list of codes (e.g., front., frontispiece, or graphs).

Codes

 
 
blank character

No illustrations

Ills     blank character blank character blank character blank character
[No illustration statement in physical description]
Ills     blank character blank character blank character blank character
300     202 pages ‡b frontispiece ‡c 24 cm
[Pre-AACR2 hybrid]
Ills     blank character blank character blank character blank character
300     134 pages ‡b graphs ‡c 24 cm
[Pre-AACR2 hybrid]
 
a

Illustrations. For pre-AACR2 cataloging, you may use code a for tables.

Ills     a blank character blank character blank character
300     149 pages : ‡b color illustrations ; ‡c 26 cm
Ills     a blank character blank character blank character
300     167 pages : ‡b tables ; ‡c 23 cm
[Pre-AACR2 hybrid]
 
b

Maps

Ills     a b blank character blank character
300     135 pages : ‡b illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; ‡c 35 cm + ‡e 6 maps (48 x 31 cm, folded to 31 x 24 cm)
 
c

Portraits

Ills     a c blank character blank character
300     181 pages : ‡b illustrations, portraits ; ‡c 28 cm
 
d

Charts

Ills     a d blank character blank character
300     1 folded sheet (12 pages) : ‡b illustrations, charts ; ‡c 23 x 11 cm
 
e

Plans

Ills     a b e blank character
300     xxxi, 229 pages : ‡b illustrations, maps, plans ; ‡c 26 cm
 
f

Plates

Ills     a b c f
300     240 pages, 2 leaves of plates : ‡b illustrations, maps, facsimiles, portraits ; ‡c 30 cm
 
g

Music

Ills     a f g blank character
300     190 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : ‡b illustrations (some color), music ; ‡c 30 cm
 
h

Facsimiles

Ills     a c h blank character
300     24 pages : ‡b illustrations, portraits, facsimiles (some color) ; ‡c 23 x 22 cm
 
i

Coats of arms

Ills     a c f i
300     vii, 150 pages, 14 unnumbered leaves of plates : ‡b illustrations, portraits, color coat of arms ; ‡c 24 cm
 
j

Genealogical tables

Ills     a j blank character blank character
300     xii, 87 pages : ‡b illustrations, genealogical tables ; ‡c 24 cm
 
k

Forms

Ills     k blank character blank character blank character
300     1 online resource (xxxix, 300 pages) : ‡b forms
 
l

Samples

Ills     l blank character blank character blank character
300     1 volume (unpaged) : ‡b color samples ; ‡c 24 x 43 cm
 
m

Phonodisc, phonowire, etc. Use on current records when the following terms are present in field 300: audio disc, audio cartridge, audiotape reel, audiocassette, audio roll, and audio cylinder or their pre-RDA equivalents.

Ills     a m blank character blank character
300     xiii, 364 pages : ǂb illustrations ; ǂc 28 cm + ǂe 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
 
o

Photographs. Use when photographs are mounted in work.

Ills     o blank character blank character blank character
300     1 volume : ǂb black and white photographs ; ǂc 10 x 8 cm
 
p

Illuminations

Ills     p blank character blank character blank character
300     124 leaves (1 column, 17 lines) : ǂb vellum, ink, manuscript, illuminations ; ǂc 170 x 122 mm
[Descriptive Cataloging for Rare Materials (Books)]
fill character

No attempt to code. If the fill character is used, all four positions must be coded with the fill character.

Indexing

For information on material type indexing in various OCLC services, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, Material Type (includes links in Notes row to RDA terms and codes and Format or Document codes and values).

For information on material type names and codes (based mainly on the Leader, 006, 007, 008), see Searching WorldCat Indexes, Material Type Names and Codes.

This page last revised: October 31, 2013