|948 field overview||948 ‡b: Initials||948 ‡e: Number of units||948 ‡h: PCC cataloging codes|
|Multiple 948 fields||948 ‡c: Type of cataloging codes||948 ‡f: Prescribed notes||948 ‡k: Accompanying material|
|948 ‡a: Date||948 ‡d: Number of titles||948 ‡g: Format codes|
948 Field Overview
Statistics are kept for every title and unit catalogued in Voyager. They are generally captured with a program run on the 948 field. Therefore, it is important to add a 948 field to every bib record once you have completed any of the following transactions with that record:
Please note that all work should be completed before a 948 field is added.
The 948 field consists of the following subfields:
The 948 can be created using the macro F10. To use it:
Multiple 948 fields
These procedures apply both to editing records with existing 948 fields and to providing 948 fields for multiple transactions performed at the same time, such as recataloguing and adding.
Your 948 field should always be the first 948.
948 ‡a: Date
The current date will be provided automatically, in the form: yyyymmdd.
All or part of this date may be included in online keyword searches to review records based on cataloguing date (see also "Searching in the Voyager Cataloging Module: Searching for catalogued records.").
948 ‡b: Initials
Should contain your 3-character initials.
948 ‡c: Type of Cataloging Codes
Used for code indicating level or category of copy or other cataloguing transaction. Make sure that it is correct; edit if necessary.
If more than one type of transaction is involved (e.g., reclassifying and adding, recataloguing and adding), multiple 948 fields are needed.
|Current 948 ‡c codes|
|Obsolete holdings record codes|
These codes, representing the level or type of cataloguing, should currently be put in the 948 ‡c subfield. (In older records, you may also find them in the 948 ‡a subfield.)
|a||PCC copy from other library (formerly “accept” category)|
|f||serial title change|
|he||added electronic holdings (new or updated URL)|
|nb||original --- Belize priority (PLAC)|
|ne||original — El Salvador priority (PLAC)|
|ng||original — Guatemala priority (PLAC)|
|nh||original — Honduras priority (PLAC)|
|o||member-input OCLC; PCC upgrade (when accompanied by ‡h pcc)|
|oe||Enhance: member-input OCLC, enhanced in OCLC|
|ow||member-input OCLC requiring major additions or changes based on specified criteria (added on test basis 11/26/01)|
|r||reinstate (added 7/21/1999; see also r in list below)|
|s||substitution (used through 7/1998, then again 7/2001-)|
|t||relocate (transfer) to a different location (used through 7/1998, then again 7/2001-)|
|vu||Serials and integrating resources: verification and updating of catalogued record|
|w||withdrawn (added 7/1/2001; see also wd in list below)|
|xn||recon that involved creating original record|
|y||reclass (added 8/1/1999; see also y in list below)|
|zn||recat that involved creating original record|
|zo||recat that involved OCLC-member-level record|
May be seen in 948 fields of records converted from NOTIS.
|bib||bib record OK’d — used mostly in early TULANET cleanup|
|der||missing online bib record retransferred (now counted as recon)|
|h||record’s holdings have been verified against s.l. (since 7/1998, a “holdings verified” non-public note is instead added to the holdings record 852 field)|
|q||NLC (now treated as "o" level)|
|r||catalog cards ordered for missing or changed info — used with this meaning through 7/1998; as of 7/1999, meaning changed (see r in list above)|
|wd||withdrawn (used through 7/98; see also w in list above)|
|y||s.l. checked before ordered adds for NOTIS A- or B-range records — used with this meaning through 7/1998; as of 8/1/1999, meaning changed (see y in list above)|
948 ‡d: Number of Titles
When cataloguing new titles, the ‡d value is 1 (one). For adds, it is 0 (zero).
948 ‡e: Number of Units
Exception: For recons, use numeral 0 (zero), because you are not necessarily dealing with a physical piece.
Exception: For recons of all serials, use numeral 0 (zero), because you are not necessarily dealing with a physical piece.
Check to make sure that the number of units is correct; edit if necessary.
948 ‡f: Prescribed Notes
Add prescribed notes when applicable. At this point, these notes include:
|948 ‡f code||Meaning|
|catback||title from cataloguing backlog|
|DeweyReclassProject||title reclassified as part of Reclass Project|
|KatrinaUserLoss||reported by Circulation as lost by user due to Hurricane Katrina|
|lou||title catalogued in Special Collections for Louisiana Collection|
|NewspaperProject||work on the Newspapers/Microform Cataloging Project|
|OffsiteMissing||Dewey title identified as missing and withdrawn|
|rare||title catalogued in Special Collections for Rare location|
|rareadd||copy added for Rare location|
|repl||replacement: ordered as a replacement (even if for a different edition or title)|
|thesis||minimal-level thesis title catalogued in Special Collections|
For current treatment of PCC codes, see "948 ‡h: PCC Cataloging."
948 ‡g: Format Codes
For the categories of materials listed in the following table, include 948 ‡g for the specific format, as indicated:
|Format Name||948 ‡g Code|
|Computer File CDROM||cdrom|
|Computer File Disk/Diskette||diskette|
|Computer File DVD||dvdrom|
|Online Integrating Resource, Monograph, or Serial (including Computer file programs)||er|
|Sound Recording LP||lp|
|Sound Recording Cassette Tape||tape|
948 ‡h: PCC Cataloging Codes
The 948 ‡h subfield is used to record PCC cataloguing, when we create a PCC BIBCO record or upgrade a record in OCLC to PCC BIBCO or enhanced serial record status. (Please note: Between 7/1/1999 and 9/11/2001, the PCC codes appeared in the 948 ‡f notes subfield. The BIBCO codes were implemented 7/1/1999; the CONSER enhance code was implemented in 2003.)
The following designations are used when recording cataloging statistics in the subfield ‡h of the 948 field:
|Category||948 ‡h code|
|original full PCC BIBCO record||pcc|
|member record upgraded to full PCC BIBCO||pcc|
|core record upgraded to full PCC BIBCO||core2pcc|
|original core PCC BIBCO record||pcc/core|
|member record upgraded to core PCC BIBCO||pcc/core|
|enhanced member serial record||conserenh|
Examples (note coding in subfields ‡c, ‡f, and ‡h)
948 ‡a 19990701 ‡b pvf ‡c n ‡d 1 ‡e 1 ‡h pcc
948 ‡a 20000914 ‡b rmw ‡c o ‡d 1 ‡e 1 ‡h pcc
948 ‡a 20011123 ‡b pvf ‡c o ‡d 1 ‡e 1 ‡h core2pcc
948 ‡a 20030506 ‡b jct ‡c n ‡d 1 ‡e 1 ‡h pcc/core
948 ‡a 20030506 ‡b jct ‡c o ‡d 1 ‡e 1 ‡h pcc/core
948 ‡a 20020813 ‡b agb ‡c n ‡d 1 ‡e 1 ‡f catback ‡h pcc
948 ‡a 20040106 ‡b pvf ‡c o ‡d 1 ‡e 0 ‡h conserenh
948 ‡k: Accompanying material
Record in the 948 ‡k subfield information on accompanying material when it is housed separately from the main piece. It should be the last 948 subfield, after ‡f, ‡g, and ‡h. Specify:
For any type of accompanying material not on this list, check with the Database Management Librarian.
Put information about multiple types of accompanying material in a single 948 ‡k subfield.
Please note: The number of accompanying items in the 948 ‡k may not be the same as the number of containers in which we are storing them, so it may not match the number of item records. It should reflect the number of accompanying items listed in the holdings record 866 or 866s, ‡a.
NB: Do not use 948 ‡k for accompanying material that is kept with the main item. Instead, record it in the item record pieces count.
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