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    Series Statements

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    When displaying series statements, the system uses the 8XX data that is pointed to by the 490 field with a first indicator of 1.
    The data is formatted and concatenated as follows:
    • No punctuation is added to the contents of $a (title statement) and its concatenated subfields.
    • Punctuation that exists in the data is not removed.
    • When data is displayed from different tags such as 490 0# $$a $$v and 830 ## $$a $$v, a semi-colon and spaces are placed between the parts. For example:
      Series:  American annual papers Vol. 23 ;  Official papers 2015
    • In cases where a part ends with punctuation, no semi-colon is added.
    • In cases where a tag has repeatable subfields such as the 490 with more than one $a and $v, the displayed data keeps the order of the subfields as stored in the record; and in the cases where the subfield content does not contain punctuation, a semi-colon and spaces are placed before the second (and onward) appearances of $a. For example:
      490 0# $a Department of State publication ;$v 7846 $a Department and Foreign Service series ;$v 128
      Series: Department of State publication ;7846 ; Department and Foreign Service series ; 128
    See the table below for the guidelines used to create the display of series information.
    Creating the Display of Series Information
    Bibliographic Tag 1st Indicator 2nd Indicator Subfield Display Rule

    440

    #

    #

    $a

    Display only in case the 490 $a does not exist.

    Display subfields: a, n, p, v

    490

    0

    #

    $a

    Always display.

    Display subfields: a, v

    490

    1

    #

    $a

    If 8XX $a exists, don't display.

    If 8XX $a does not exist, display.

    Display subfields: a, v

    490

    #

    #

    $a

    Always display.

    Display subfields: a, v

    830

    #

    #

    $a

    Always display.

    Display subfields: a, n, p, v

    800

    810

    811

    #

    #

    $t

    Always display.

    Display subfield: t

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