Specifications for Cataloging Streaming Media
Streaming Media Cataloging Specifications
See Voyager Bib record 432878 for sample field values, and its attached holdings (holdings ID 545451)
006 field: with appropriate values
007 field: with appropriate values
028 field: Distributor’s catalog number
245 field: GMD of [electronic resource] ; statement of responsibility can list production company and/or producer, if that info is available.
260 field: Company that provides the streaming media (not necessarily the company that produced it)
440 or 490/8XX field: Series name, if appropriate
500 field: Streaming media (XX min).
506 field: Available to the Fairleigh Dickinson University community
520 field: Summary note.
538 field: System requirements: Windows Media Player or QuickTime software (note: does not have to be these 2 players—list whichever player is appropriate)
538 field: Mode of access: World Wide Web
500 field: FMG on demand (for FMG materials—a different note can be used for other vendors, or not at all if it doesn’t apply)
6XX field: Subject(s) for the film
7XX field: production company, if listed (710), and any personal author added entries that are appropriate.
856 field: URL where streaming media is accessed
899 field: Reporting note (FMG materials have “FMG” in this field)
Fixed field values should include:
Running time Appropriate copyright year Technique (usually “l” for live action) All other default fields should be filled in (Desc, DtSt, Srce, etc.)
Location: FDU E-Resource Collection Call number: ONLINE (all caps) 856 field: include URL for media (subfield u), and note in subfield z: Click to access from FDU campus or to log in using FDU Webmail ID and password