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Examples of Serial MFHDs

Regular pattern

In Alma, the serials MFHD will have 852 and 853 fields. All item information (863 field) and summary note (866 field) are not added.

  • If only enumeration is used, use only subfields $a and (or) $b.
  • If only chronology is used, use only subfields $i and (or) $j. 
  • Subfields:
    • Enumeration caption:
      • $a - First level of enumeration
      • $b - Second level of enumeration
    • Chronology caption:
      • $i - First level of chronology (NR)
      • $j - Second level of chronology (NR)

Multiple patterns

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Multiple pattern with accompanying material

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