Policy Guide for Barcoding Accompanying Material
Item Record Procedures
Barcode material which accompanies a main bibliographic item only if it
will be shelved and circulated separately from the main item, e.g.,a guide to
a microfilm set, a separately bound index or supplement to
a print item, etc. Use the CHRON field to distinguish the component pieces,
e.g., guide, suppl., index, etc.
Do not barcode accompanying material that will be shelved and circulated
in conjunction with the main item as a single unit, e.g. maps in a pocket
of a book or a printed insert in a CD-ROM. Use the PIECES field in the item
record to record the number of physical pieces represented by
the single barcode. For instructions on use of the PIECES field,
Go to CPM426.
At Columbia, an exception to the above rules is made for mixed media when
one or more of the component parts consist of cassettes, sound discs,
or computer disks. To process mixed media monographs of this type, Go to CPM679.
If the main work is a vidorecording, See
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Last updated: 10/23/14 ink