10.21 — Fingerprint

Contents:

10.21.1 Element information

10.21.1.1 Link to RDA Toolkit

10.21.1.2 Sources of information

10.21.2 RDA definition and scope

10.21.2.1 A nomen that is an identifier for manifestation of an early printed resource that consists of a sequence of characters from sources of information specified by an established scheme.

10.21.3 General rule

10.21.3.1 If considered important, record the fingerprint derived according to a published standard. Identify the scheme used for recording the fingerprint. (For further information on this method of identification and recommended forms of recording it, see Fingerprints = Empreintes = Impronte, supplemented by Nouvelles des empreintes = Fingerprint Newsletter, or Vriesema, P.C.A. “The STCN Fingerprint.”)

Example:
163704 - b1 A2 ,$en : b2 I2 a,$
Content standard: stcnf

Example:
p.n, n,re t.n. waOh 7 1651A
Content standard: fei


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