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What is the correct format for the 949 tag?

  • You need to know how to format the data in the 949 tag 
Applies to
  • Connexion client
  • Connexion browser
  • Record Manager

According to the Bibliographic Formats and Standards, there are no formatting requirements for the 949 tag. The set up for that tag is determined as needed by each library automation system to populate their own records, usually item records.

Contact your local automation vendor to find out what their software is expecting and how to format the data for that tag to make sure it is recognized and pulled in properly.

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