Minimal Level Cataloging for Road Maps and Tourist Maps

List of Locally Required Fields

Field Minimal Level requirement Additional
Leader/directory Required
001 Required
008 Required:
  • Date entered (00-05)
  • Language (35-37)
  • Type of Cartographic Material (25)
  • Cat Source (39)
020 Required
034 Required:
  • |a (scale)
  • |b Constant ratio linear horizontal scale
  • |c Constant ratio linear vertical scale
040 Required
100/110/111 Required
130/240 Required
245 Required, except for |b Add:
  • |b (remainder of title) if it would contain a list of places covered, or a description of type of map
246 Required:
  • |a
250 Required
255 Required:
  • |a (scale)
  • |b (projection)
  • |c (coordinates)
260 Required:
  • |b (name of publisher)
  • |c (date)
300 Required:
  • |a (extent)
Add:
  • |b for maps printed on both sides (|b both sides)
  • |c sheet size (|c on sheet 33 x 40 cm.)
440/490 Required
5XX Required:
  • 533 (reproduction information)
Add:
  • Numbers borne by the item or any other note justifying a supplied date in 260 |c
  • Contents note, if record describes more than one map and 245 field does not describe all maps
  • Relief, if present
6XX Add:
  • Paired headings for primary subject
  • Road maps:
    1. [Place]—Maps
    2. Roads—Place—Maps
  • Tourist maps:
    1. [Place]—Maps, Tourist
    2. [Type of recreation]—[Place]—Maps
7XX   If you have more than one person or corporate body with equal or comparable responsibility, choose one for the 1XX field and add other(s) in 7XX fields.

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