Cataloging - 949 control field to attach items
949 control field to create attached items to loaded records
The 949 control field to create an item looks like this:
949_1 $i1070003542208$lflgmn$z090$aBL782$b.S7 1979$t18$h170$s-
Marc tag is 949, first indicator is blank, second indicator must be 1 (that’s a number one)
Subfields – these letters should all be in lower case. The $ indicates the subfield in MarcEdit. In Sierra, it’s the | (pipe) symbol. No spaces between subfields.
- i= barcode
- l = item location code
- z = 090 or 092 or 099
- (092 = Dewey, 099 = local, 090 = LoC)
- d = call number prefix (i.e. REF.)
- a = classification number
- b = cutter number
- c = volume number
- p = price
- t = ITYPE
- h = agency number
- g = copy number
- q = ICODE1
- s = STATUS
- r = ICODE2
- u = IMESSAGE
- o = OPACMSG
- h = AGENCY
- n = INT. NOTE (variable field)
- f = LOCAL NOTE (variable field)
- j = price2 field (variable field)
- w = eContent (for electronic resource materials)
- m = Message (variable field)
Exceptions: 099 call numbers should be only in $a. There is no $b in a 099.
To see the choices for the status, ITYPE or ICODEs, open an item record and double click in the field so the list of choices appears.
BTW: if you want a URL in the item record, that goes in the 856|u of the MARC record. Tables that put URLs in item records will get it from there. URLs do not come from 949 fields.
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