DVDs and Blu-rays

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Cataloging DVDs and Blu-rays

 

Adapted from OLAC Best Practices

 

Description  

MARC field

Subfields 

Indicator note

Observations

Examples

ISBN

020

$a - International Standard Book Number

$q - Qualifying information

 

Record if present

020 ## $a 9780769750927 $q (disc 4)

Universal Product Code

024

$a - Standard number or code

$d - Additional codes following the standard number or code

$q - Qualifying information

First indicator = 1

12-digit number found beneath a barcode on container.

Additional numbers to the right of the barcode should be in a $d

024 1# $a 9781476801988 $d 52499

International Article Number (EAN)

024

$a - Standard number or code

$q - Qualifying information

First indicator = 3

13-digit number (unlike ISBN, doesn’t start with 978, 9791-9799)

024 3# $a 8431797107863

Other identifiers

024

$a - Standard number or code

$q - Qualifying information

$2 - Source of number or code

First indicator = 7

Use codes for $2 from this list.

024 7# $a 00883929398638 $2 gtin
-14

Publisher number

028

$a - Publisher or distributor number

$b - Source

$q - Qualifying information

First indicator = 4
Second indicator = 1 or 2

Label and distributor names are recorded in subfield $b.

028 42 $a OA 1106 D $b Opus Arte

Date of creation, capture, recording, filming, execution, or broadcast

033

$a - Formatted date/time

 

Encoded date. Use YYYYMMDD format

 

Should be paired with 518 or 500.
 

033 10 $a 19990315 $a 19990907 $a 20000120
518 ## $o Filmed $d 1999 March 15, September 7 and 2000 January 20.

033 21 $a 1960---- $a 1962----
500 ## $a Originally broadcast 1960-1962

Language codes

041

$a - Language code of text/sound track or separate title
$d - Language code of sung or spoken text
$g - Language code of accompanying material other than librettos
$h - Language code of original
$j - Language code of subtitles or captions

 

Subfields $a, $h, and $j are recommended for routine use.

Should be paired with a 546 note.

008/lang jpn
041 1# $a jpn $a eng $j eng $h jpn
546 ## Japanese or dubbed English soundtrack; optional English subtitles.

Geographic area code

043

$a - Geographic area code

 

Reflects the geographic subdivisions found in MARC 6XX fields

 

Use list of codes from here.

043 ## $a n-us-ny $a n-us- ca 650 #0 $a Sharks $z New York (State) $z New York $v Drama.650 #0 $a Sharks $z California $v Dra

Country of publishing/producing

044

$a - MARC country code

 

For material published or produced in more than one country.

 

Use list of codes from here.

008/15-17 nyu
044 ## $a nyu $a xxk $a fr
(DVD published in New York of a British-French
co-production)

Time period of content

045

$b - Formatted 9999 B.C. through C.E. time period

 

Time period depicted in the film.

Date is preceded by the letter d

045 2# $b d1930 $b d1939
 

(Depicts 1930-
1939)

Date of original film release

046

$k - Beginning or single date created

$l - Ending date created

 

Use a separate 046 $k for the original release date of each film in a compilation.

Pair with a 500 note.

046 ## $k 1950
500 ## $a Originally released in 1950.

Preferred title

130

$a - Uniform title

 

See instructions on how to construct Uniform titles.

130 0# $a Hard day's night (Motion picture)
245 12 $a A hard day's night

Title

245

$a - Title
$b - Remainder of title

     

Statement of responsibility

245

$c - Statement of responsibility, etc.

 

 

 

Parallel title

246

$a - Title proper

$b - Remainder of title

$i - Display text

First indicator = 3
Second indicator = 1

Each parallel title should be given in a 246 field in the order indicated by the sequence, layout or typography in the source of information.

245 00 $a Jailor = $b Jelara = Jelar
246 31 $a Jelara
246 31 $a Jelar

Subtitle

246

$a - Title proper

$b - Remainder of title

$i - Display text

First indicator = 1

If a subtitle is not present on the same source as the title proper but it appears elsewhere, it should be recorded as a variant title

245 00 $a Fast fitness / $c Ben Salz Productions
246 1# $i Subtitle on container: $a 3
0- minute fitness regimen for
women on the go!

Variant titles

246

$a - Title proper

$b - Remainder of title

$i - Display text

 

Include:
- Titles or variants that appear in the resource itself
- Titles from reference sources
- Titles assigned by the cataloger/agency preparing the description of the resource (translations and transliterations)
- Titles assigned by the creator, previous owners, others associated with the resource
- Corrections to titles
- Part of a title recorded as part of the title proper.

- Other variations.

Drop initial article

245 00 $a Alex Cox's Highway patrolman = $b El patrullero
246 31 $a Patrullero
246 30 $a Highway patrolman

Edition

250

$a - Edition statement

$b - Remainder of edition statement

 

Encode each edition statement in a separate MARC 250 field

Record aspect can be presented as an edition statement on the resource (word "edition" is present). Record aspect ratio in a 500 note as well.

If feasible, record all parallel designations of editions and all statements of responsibility

250 ## $a Director’s cut.
250 ## $a Renegade version

250 ## $a Widescreen edition.
500 ## $a Wide screen (1.78:1).

Country of Producing Entity

257

$a - Country of producing entity

 

Use $2 naf

257 ## $a France $a England
$2 naf

Production Statement

264

$a - Place of production

$b - Name of producer

$c - Date of production

Second indicator = 0

   

Publication statement

264

$a - Place of publication,

$b - Name of publisher

$c - Date of publication

Second indicator = 1

   

Distribution statement

264

$a - Place of distribution

$b - Name of distributor

$c - Date of distribution

Second indicator = 2

The distribution statement is a core element only if elements from the publication statement are not present. In other cases, the distribution statement is optional.

 

Manufacture statement

264

$a - Place of manufacture

$b - Name of manufacturer

$c - Date of manufacture

Second indicator = 3

Manufacture statement is a core element only if elements from the publication or distribution statements are not present. In other cases, the manufacture statement is optional

 

Copyright date

264

$c - Date of copyright notice

Second indicator = 4

Record the copyright date when neither publication date nor distribution date is present or supplied

Precede by the copyright symbol: ©

The field ends with no punctuation

264 #1 $c [2003?]
264 #4 $c ©2003

Extent

300

$a - Extent

 

Use the carrier type “videodisc” for DVD or Blu-ray discs.

Add duration of the primary content of a manifestation in parenthesis following the extent

If the duration cannot be readily ascertained, record the approximate
time preceded by the word “approximately.”

300 $a 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.)

300 $a 1 videodisc (2 hr., 30 min.)

300 $a 1 videodisc (88 min.)

Sound and color content

300

$b - Other physical details

 

Sound content precedes color content.

For color content, use the terms:
- color (use this spelling)
- sepia
- black and white

300 ## $a 1 videodisc : $b silent, sepia

300 ## $a 1 videodisc : $b sound, color with black and white sequences

Dimensions

300

$c - Dimensions

 

Always use $c 4 3/4 in.

300 ## $a 1 videodisc (123 min.) ; $c 4 3/4 in.

Multiple carrier
types

300

$e - Accompanying material

 

Record the primary carrier type in 300 $a and all other significant carrier types in 300 $e . Use parenthesis to describe the additional carrier type of desired.

Additional carriers with no bibliographical significance should be recorded in a 500 note.

300 ## $a 1 videodisc (65 min.) : $b sound, color ; $c 4 3/4 in. + $e 1 volume (78 pages : illustrations ; $c 15 cm)

500 ## $a Synopsis (2 pages) inserted in container.

Duration

306

$a - Playing time

 

If the duration can be readily ascertained, record the exact duration

Use format HHMMSS

300 $a1 videodisc (96 min.)
306 $a 013600

Content Type

336

$a - Content type term

$b - Content type code

$2 - Source

 

Use $a two-dimensional moving image $b tdi $2 rdaconten

For musical performances, include content type for both the moving image content and the musical content

 

Media type

337

$a - Media type term

$b - Media type code

$2 - Source

 

Use $a video $b v $2 rdamedia

 

Carrier type

338

$a - Carrier type term

$b - Carrier type code

$2 - Source

 

Use a videodisc $b vd $2 rdacarrier

 

Dimensions

340

$b - Dimensions

 

Always use 4 3/4 in.

340 $b 4 3/4 in.

Color content

340

$g - Color content

 

Use terms:

- color

- black and white

- sepia

 

Change 007/03 accordingly

007/03 a

340 $g sepia

 

Recording technique

340

$d - Information recording technique
$2 - Source

 

Only record for burned discs. Pair with a 538 note.

340 $d burning $2 rdapm

538 $a This disc is a burned DVD-R and may not play in some DVD players or rives

Type of recording

344

$a - Type of recording
$2 - Source

 

Use $a digital $2 rdatr

 

Recording medium

344

$b - Recording medium
$2 - Source

 

Use $a optical $2 rdarm

 

Playback channels

344

$g - Configuration of playback channels
$2 - Source

 

Use options: mono, stereo, quadrophonic, surround

 

Playback Characteristic

344

$h - Special playback characteristics
$2 - Source

 

Record if known.

 

Broadcast Standard

346

$b - Broadcast standard
$2 - Source

 

Core for PCC

Use options: NTSC, PAL, or SECAM

 

File type

347

$a - File type
$2 - Source

 

Core for PCC.

Use terms from the list given at RDA 3.19.2.3 and a $2

If more than one file type is present in manifestation, use separate 347s to record this information

347 $a video file $2 rdaft

Encoding format

347

$b - Encoding forma
$2 - Source

 

Use either:

DVD video or Blu-ray

347 $b DVD video

Regional encoding

347

$e - Regional encoding
$2 - Source

 

DVDs use regions 0-8. Blu-rays use codes A/1-C/3

347 $e region 1 $2 rdare

347 $e region C (Blu-ray) $2 rdare

Form of a work

380

$a - Form of work
$2 - Source

 

Provide a high-level term for the form of work sourced from LCGFT or LCSH.

 

Common forms:

Television programs $2 lcgft

Motion pictures $2 lcgft

380 $a Television programs $2 lcgft


380 $a Motion pictures $2 lcgft

Series statement (uncontrolled)

490

$a - Series statement

$v - Volume/sequential designation

 

Franchise titles for movies
or television are not considered to be series.

Pair with a 8XX field

4901#$a Criterion collection; $v 230
830#0$a Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; $v 230.

Title source

500

$a - General note

 

Make a note if title has been taken from a source other than the title frame(s) or screen(s)

500 $a Title from disc label.

Nature of the content

500

$a - General note

 

Make a note describing the nature of the content if the
content is unclear from the description, subject headings, or genre/form headings

500 $a Classroom lectures.

Supplementary content

500

$a - General note

 

Special features and bonus content

500 $a Special features include “making of” documentary,
interview with the director, cast profiles, photo gallery.

History of a work

500

$a - General note

 

Record the date of production (if unknown, the date of
original release) in a note and.

 

Pair with a 046 field

046 $k 2004 $2 edtf
500 $a Originally produced as a documentary film in 2004.

Accompanying material

500

$a - General note

 

Information about accompanying material may be recorded in a note field or in the 300 $e

Supply a separate access point if the accompanying material is separately titled

300 ## $a 1 videodisc (65 min.) : $b sound, color ; $c 4 3/4 in. + $e 1 volume (78 pages : illustrations ; $c 15 cm)

500 ## $a Synopsis (2 pages) inserted in container

Aspect ratio

500

$a - General note

 

Record aspect ratio in the format as it appears on the manifestation

If the aspect ratio designation is presented as an edition statement, also record a 250

500 $a Full screen (1.33.1).

500 $a 1.78:1

Duration

500

$a - General note

 

Any other details about the duration may be given in a note

300 $a 1 videodisc (75 min.)
500 $a Running time given as 45 min. on disc label.

Princeton-specific notes

500

$a - General note
$5 - Institution to which field applies (

 

Use with $5 NjP

50 ## $a Latin American and Iberian Videos in Princeton University Library $5 NjP

Relationships to other resources

500

$a - General note

 

Unstructured description of relationship with another work.

Structured relationships can be described in a 7XX field.

500 $a Based on a story by John Ciarlo

Dissertation/thesis information

502

$a - Dissertation note
$b - Degree typE
$c - Name of granting institution
$d - Year degree granted

$g - Miscellaneous information

   

502 $b M.A. $c California State University, Northridge $d 2011.

Contents

505

$a - Formatted contents note
$g - Miscellaneous information
$r - Statement of responsibility
$t - Title

 

Provide content note for compilations whenever feasible

Duration of component parts may be recorded in the contents note

If separate title access points (in addition to the contents note) are desired, give the titles in 730 fields preceded by the relationship designator “Container of (work):.”

505 0# $a disc 1. Theatrical version (122 min.) -- disc 2. Director's cut (166 min.)

505 20 $t Toyland $g (13 min.) -- $t West Bank story $g (21 min.) -- $t Logorama $g(16 min.)

Restrictions on access

506

$a - Terms governing access

First indicator = 1

Limitations imposed on access. Be as specific as possible

506 1# $a Access restricted. Written permission from the Brooklyn Academy of Music required for viewing

Artistic/technical credits

508

$a - Creation/production credits note

 

Record if this information is not in the statement of responsibility.

Include a statement of function with each name

508 $a Camera, Steve Yedlin ; editors, Lee Percy, Nancy Richardson ; music, Marco Beltrami ; production design, Carol Spier.

Performer, Narrator, and/or Presenter

511

$a - Participant or performer note

First indicator = 1 for cast
First indicator = 0 for performers

 

511 1# $a Hobart Bosworth, Bessie Love, Emory Johnson,
Richard Morris, Charles Clary.

Capture information

518

$a - Date/time and place of an event note

$d - Date of event

$o - Other event information

$p - Place of event

 

Record place and date of capture information (if readily ascertained)

Pair with a 033 field

Do not abbreviate names of months

33 00 $a 20130315 $b 4034 $c D2
518 $o Recorded in concert $d 2013 March 15, $p Dallas, Texas.

Summary or synopsis

520

$a - Summary, etc.

 

If quoted from a source, enclose in quotation marks and attribute the source.

 

Intended audience

521

$a - Target audience note

The first indicator can be used to indicate a specific audience level or characteristic.

Also code the fixed field 008/22 with the appropriate value

008/22 j
521 8# $a MPAA rating: G

Equipment or System Requirements

538

   

Use MARC fields 344 (Sound Characteristics), 346 $b (Broadcast Standard), 347 (Digital File Characteristics-File Type, and Encoding Method), and 500 (Aspect Ratio) to record these RDA elements.

 

Record information about burned discs. Pair with a 340 $d

340 $d burning $2 rdapm

538 $a This disc is a burned DVD-R and may not play in some DVD players or rives

Language of content

546

$a - Language note

 

Use with a 041 field

Also record information about accessibility content

546 $a Hindi soundtrack with optional English subtitles; credits and “making of” featurette in English.

546 $a Closed-captioned.

Awards

586

$a - Awards note

 

Only record if considered important.

Multiple awards should be recorded in separate fields

Field ends with no punctuation

586 $a Winner, 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Best Director Award, World Cinema

Associated agents (personal names)

700

$a - Personal name

$b – Numeration

$c - Titles and other words associated with a name

$d - Dates associated with a name

$e - Relator term

 

Use relator terms found in RDA Appendix I.2.1 in $e

245 10 $a Frozen / $c directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee ; produced by Peter Del Vecho ; screenplay by Jennifer Lee.
700 1# $a Buck, Chris, $e film director.
700 1# $a Lee, Jennifer $c (Screenwriter), $e screenwriter, $e film director.
700 1# $a Del Vecho, Peter, $e film producer.

Relationship to other resources

700

$a - Personal name

$b – Numeration

$c - Titles and other words associated with a name

$d - Dates associated with a name

$t - Title of a work

$i - Relationship information

 

Structured note. Unstructured notes can be recorded in a 500.

 

Use relationship designators from RDA Appendeix J in the $i

700 1# $i Motion picture adaptation of (work): $a Tolkien, J. R. R. $q (John Ronald Reuel), $d 1892-1973. $t Hobbit

Associated agents (corporate bodies)

710

$a - Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element

$b - Subordinate unit

$e - Relator term

 

Use relator terms found in RDA Appendix I.2.1 in $e

710 2# $a Dipper Films, $e production company

Relationship to other resources

730

$a - Uniform title

$i - Relationship information

 

Structured note. Unstructured notes can be recorded in a 500. Use relationship designators from RDA Appendix J in the $i

730 0# $i Sequel to (work): $a Despicable me (Motion picture)

Compilations of works

730

$a - Uniform title

$i - Relationship information

 

Give authorized access points for each title in a compilation if feasible.

 

Should be paired with a 505 field

245 04 $a The James Dean 35th anniversary collection.
730 02 $i Container of (work): $a East of Eden (Motion picture)
730 02 $i Container of (work): $a Rebel without a cause (Motion picture)
730 02 $i Container of (work): $a Giant (Motion picture)

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

740

$a - Uncontrolled related/analytical title

 

May be used for titles of accompanying materials (e.g., booklets, discs, etc.)

Drop initial article

500 ## $a Bonus short film: Kosher (10 min.), directed by Isabelle Stead.
740 02 $a Kosher.

Related manifestation (same type of carrier)

775

$a - Main entry heading

$d - Place, publisher, and date of publication

$i - Relationship information

$o - Other item identifier

$s - Uniform title

$t - Title

$w - Record control number

$z - International Standard Book Number

 

Use for on-demand discs.

 

Related manifestation (different type of carrier)

776

a - Main entry heading

$d - Place, publisher, and date of publication

$i - Relationship information

$o - Other item identifier

$s - Uniform title

$t - Title

$w - Record control number

$z - International Standard Book Number

   

245 00 $a Basic concepts in mechanics / $c created by Robert A. Heller and Arpad A. Pap ; produced by the Learning Resources Center, Educational Technologies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
500 $a Transferred from VHS to DVD-R by the University Libraries in 2014 with permission of Robert Heller.
775 08 $i Reproduction of (manifestation): $t Basic
concepts in mechanics. $d New York : College McGraw-Hill Films, [1988] $w (OCoLC)18401294

Series

830

$a - Series statement

$v - Volume/sequential designation