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Quick guide 2: abbreviated level bibliographic records

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This guide is based on AACR2r 1.0D1 with minor variations.

The table contains the MARC21 fields and tags for a level below that of the first level of description of AACR2r 1.0D1.

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.

The Leader, Fixed Fields and the ability to repeat fields are included in this table if you catalogue to your local library system or use Te Puna cataloguing client and batch load records to the NUC.  They cannot be input into Webcat.