Serials: Holdings and Items
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What goes where?

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Current v in/next to current/current v only

"Current issues in" list

Holdings / Items

Early US newspapers

Geology field trip guides



Call number decisions

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Print and computer file relations

Holdings and items

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Holdings records store the location, call number, and, if other than the first, copy number in the 852 field. Summary holdings of bound volumes are given in an 866 field. A non-public note about the designator is given in a separate 866 field.

866 _0 |a Vol. 1, no. 1 (summer 1980)-v. 9, no. 4 (winter 1988)
866 _0 |x DESIGNATOR: vol., n

Item records store the barcode for the volume, as well as information specific to the issue in the enum/chron fields.

enum: vol.4-5
chron: 1983-1984

Holdings records can hold additional 866 field for lacks, current issue notes*, etc.

866 _0 |z LACKS: v. 2, no. 1
866 _0 |z CURRENT ISSUES IN: CURRENT ISSUES IN: Geosciences Library (SG)

*See the copy/paste list of text for current issues in notes.