Course Reserves – Fixed Length Fields for Course Records

The following table describes the fixed-length fields found in course records. Both the short label and default long label (if one exists) are shown.

Course Record Fixed-length Fields 

Field Number Field Label Description Code Data in Field
Entered by
Limits Example
090 BEGIN DATE 
(Beginning Date)
The date on which the course begins. month-day-year (mm-dd-yyyy) Library Staff Single entry in valid date format 01-20-2020
115 CCODE1 (Course Code 1) This code will either show that a course is active using ---, or if a course is inactive using Suppressed. (The suppressed code will no longer display the record in the catalog) lowercase alphabetic or numeric Library Staff Maximum code length: 1 character 

--- 

OR

s SUPPRESSED

116 CCODE2 (Course Code 2) This code will either show that a course is still current using ---, or if a course is not currect using obsolete (This does not affect how the record is displayed in the classic catalog) lowercase alphabetic or numeric Library Staff Maximum number of codes: 32 

--- 

OR

 

o obsolete

117 CCODE3 (Course Code 3)  This code does not affect the record lowercase alphabetic or numeric Library Staff Maximum length of code definitions: 25 characters  ---
091 END DATE 
(Ending Date)
The date on which the course ends.  month-day-year (mm-dd-yyyy)  Library Staff Single entry in valid date format 01-13-2020
092 LOCATION 
(Location) 
The code for the physical location of the items placed on reserve. alphabetic Library Staff Maximum code length: 5 characters 05-15-2020