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Aleph@UF: End of Field Punctuation

Cataloging procedures and policies

Last updated by Jorge Gonzalez June 2019

End of Field Punctuation

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Fields
Rules
Must End In
010
Does not end in punctuation.
 
020
Does not end in a period.
 
050
No statement.
 
100,110,111,130
End with a mark of punctuation or a closing parenthesis.
.  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --
210,240,246,247
Do not end with a mark of punctuation unless the last word in the field is an abbreviation, initial/letter, or data that ends with a mark of punctuation. Never ADD punctuation.
 
242 Last subfield preceding $y ends with a period  
243 Never ADD punctuation  
245
Ends with a period, even when another mark of punctuation is present, unless the last word in the field is an abbreviation, initial/letter, or data that ends with a period.
.
250-257
End with a period.
.
260
Generally ends with a mark of punctuation, a closing parenthesis, closing angle bracket, closing bracket, or a comma.
.  )  ]  -  (Serials may end in , at end of $b)
261   .
262   .  )  ]  -
263-270 Never ADD punctuation  
300
Ends with a period if there is a 4XX in the record; otherwise it ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation or a closing parentheses is present.
.  (when 4XX is present)   .  )  ] (when no 4XX is present)
306 Never ADD punctuation  
307   .
310-321 Never ADD punctuation (Serials may end in , at end of $b)  
340   .  )  ]
342 Never ADD punctuation  
343-352   .
355-357 Never ADD punctuation  
362   .  -
440,490
Does not end with a mark of punctuation unless the field ends with an abbreviation, an initial/letter, or other data that ends with a mark of punctuation. Never ADD punctuation
 
500-501
Ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation is present.
.  >  "  ?  !  -  --  (See Note 1)
502-504 Subfield |a of field 504 ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation is present. .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
505: 0: Field 505 ends with a period when the field contains complete or partial contents, unless another mark of punctuation or a closing angle bracket (<>) is present or unless the contents continue in another occurrence of field 505.  If the field contains incomplete contents, no period is recorded, unless the last word, initial/letter, or abbreviation ends in a period. .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
505: 1: Never ADD punctuation  
505: 2:   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
506-508
 
.  >  "  ?  !  -  --
510 Never ADD punctuation ($b may end with a - )  
511-515   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
516 Never ADD punctuation  
518-530
Ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation is present.
.  >  "  ?  !  -  --
533   .  >  "  ?  !  -  -- (See Note 1)
534   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
535-536 Never ADD punctuation  
538-562   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
565 Never ADD punctuation  
567-581   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
583 Never ADD punctuation  
584-585   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
586 Never ADD punctuation  
59X   .  >  "  ?  !  -  --
600-630 End with a mark of punctuation or a closing parenthesis. .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --
650-651 Ends with a mark of punctuation or a closing parenthesis. .  >  "  ?  !  -  -- (See Note 1)
653 Never ADD punctuation  
654-655   .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --  (See Note 1)
656-657   .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --  (See Notes 1 & 3)
658   .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  -- (See Note 1)
69X
Local rules.
.  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --
700-730   .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --
740   .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  -- * (See Note 1)
752   .  (See Note 2)
753 Never ADD punctuation  
754   .  (See Note 1)
755   .  (See Notes 1 & 2)
76X-78X Never ADD punctuation, unless an abbreviation, initial/letter, or other data that ends with a period is present, or subfield $a is the last subfield ($a ends with a . ).  
800-830   .  )  ]  "  ?  !  -  --
856 Never ADD punctuation (if $z is the last subfield, this may include a mark of punctuation)  
886 Never ADD punctuation  
notes:
1) If the final subfield is ‡2 (or ‡3, ‡5 or ‡7), the punctuation precedes the subfield.
 
 
2) Unless the last word in the field is an abbreviation, initial/letter, or other data that ends with a mark of punctuation.
 
 
3) An index term followed by a subject subdivision does not end with a mark of punctuation unless the preceding term ends with an abbreviation, initial/letter, open date, or other data that end with a mark of punctuation.

 

 

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