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Rec stat:  Record Status

Bytes

ALL: Leader/05

Input Standards

ALL: System supplied. One-character code. Default: n

Definition

 
All formats

The status of the record. The system supplies Rec stat. You cannot change Rec stat.

Codes

 
 
a

Increase in encoding level. If a preliminary level record (ELvl 5) is replaced by a higher encoding level record, Rec stat changes to code a.

 
c

Corrected or revised. If a master record is replaced without an upgrade in encoding level, Rec stat changes to code c.

 
n

New. The record has not been changed.

 
p

Increase in encoding level from prepublication. If a Cataloging-in-Publication record is replaced with the full MARC record (i.e., ELvl changes from code 8 to code blank character or 1), Rec stat changes to code p.

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: August 26, 2014