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501 - With Note (R)

MARC 21 Bibliographic - Full
October 2002

First Indicator
# - Undefined

Second Indicator
# - Undefined

Subfield Codes
$a - With note (NR)
$5 - Institution to which field applies (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)


Note indicating that more than one bibliographical work is contained in the physical item at the time of publishing, release, issue, or execution. The works that are contained in the item usually have distinctive titles and lack a collective title.

The field usually begins with the designation With:, Issued with:, etc.

This field may be used to describe separate works that were bound together locally, in which case subfield $5 contains a code that indicates the institution to which the note applies.

For sound recordings, when the works of different composers are issued on the same sound recording, a separate record may be created for each of them, each containing a With note.

For motion pictures, videorecordings, and filmstrips, the note indicates that two or more distinct titles are presented on the same reel or strip or contained in the same cassette, etc.

For original or historical projectable graphic material and for opaque graphic material, this field contains notes on the other image or part when one is cataloging as separate records two or more separately titled images on a single support or parts either bound together or in one container.




$a - With note
Entire text of the note, including the introductory phrase (e.g., With:, On reel with:, Issued with, etc.).
The titles of the separate parts in field 501 are not separately subfield coded.
501 ##$aWith: The reformed school / John Dury. London : Printed for R. Wasnothe, [1850]
501 ##$aWith: Peer Gynt (Suite) no. 1-2 / Edvard Grieg -- Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche / Richard Strauss.
501 ##$aWith (on verso): Motor road map of south-east England.
501 ##$aMounted on a wooden stand to form a pair with: Bale's New celestial globe, 1845.
501 ##$aWith a separately titled map on same sheet: Queen Maud Range.
501 ##$aIssued with: Plate 1, Geologic map of Sumter County, Alabama -- Plate 2, Location of wells and springs in Sumter County, Alabama -- Plate 3, Water availability in Sumter County, Alabama.
501 ##$aIn cassette with: Dissection of the brain stem: inferior and superior cerebellar peduncle -- Dissection of the hemispheres: long association bundles -- Dissection of the hemispheres: extreme and external capsules and related structures.
501 ##$aOn reel with: They're in the Army now.
$5 - Institution to which field applies
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$6 - Linkage
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.


Punctuation - Field 501 ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation is present. If the final subfield is subfield $5, the mark of punctuation precedes that subfield. In records formulated according to AACR2, a space-hyphen-hyphen-space ( -- ) is recorded between each item in the with note. With notes may contain prescribed ISBD punctuation (e.g., statements of responsibility are preceded by a space-slash-space ( / )).
Display Constants - There are no display constants generally associated with this field. Terms such as With:, Issued with: are carried in the MARC record as part of the data in the field.

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