Section 21 - Cataloging Audiobooks
These field are already inserted for you, so leave them be:
Bib 1 (m)
Enc 1 (I)
See Monographs Manual for information about these fields:
Enter the following fixed fields as instructed below:
Comp (form of composition) - do not leave blank, use nn.
Format (format of music) - used for scores. Do not leave blank, use n.
Form (special characteristics) - leave blank
Accomp m (accompanying matter) (O) - leave blank if there are no accompanying materials. Other possible responses are:
m (script material)
r (instructional materials)
z (types of accompanying matter that do not fit the above categories. Describe the material in a 500 notes field).
Lit (literary text) (R) (If you do not know, use z)
j (language instruction)
k(comedy, comedy routines)
l (lectures, speeches)
z(other text that does not fit the above list)
Follow the general rules from your monographs manual for these fields. Any exceptions will be noted here:
245; Title -- leave the subfield h as it is -- it is a required field.
300; Physical description. The default for subfield b is provided for you. You may add other information, such as stereo, to this subfield. In subfield a enter the number of cassettes, with the run time in parentheses. For example:
300; ; a 4 sound cassettes (180 min.) : $ b analog, stereo. $
511; Participants or performers. This can be used for the reader(s) of the book. The indicators are provided for you. For example:
511; ; a Read by Tom Hanks $
500; General notes. Put abridged or unabridged here, not in 250.
6xx; Use subject headings as discussed in monograph manual, but make sure the x Sound recordings that was included for you is the final subfield.
650; Audiobooks. Leave this subject headings as is.
700; Added, searchable, entry for the reader of the book. Only use if you feel people may search for this work by the narrator’s name.
246; Added titles. This does not appear on the workform, so take care to use 246, and NOT the 700 that does appear if you want to add searchable titles.