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Quick guide 1: minimum level bibliographic records


Recommendations for NUC Bibliographic Records
WorldCat and the NUC using the Te Puna Client

Read more on OSMOSIS, batchloading and the NUC 


This guide is based on AACR2r 1.0D1. 


This table contains the MARC21 fields and tags that meet the first level of description of AACR2r 1.0D1.

The MARC21 fields marked mandatory (M) must be included in bibliographic records.

Those marked “A” are included in a bibliographic record if applicable to the item being catalogued.

MARC21 fields that are necessary for duplicate detection and search limiting are included.