6.25 — Base material


6.25.1 Element information Link to RDA Toolkit Sources of information

6.25.2 RDA definition and scope An underlying physical material of a manifestation.

6.25.3 General rule Record the base material of the manifestation if considered important. Use one or more terms from the RDA Value Vocabularies: RDA Material and indicate the source.

paper If none of the terms in the RDA vocabulary is appropriate, record another suitable term from a standardized vocabulary and indicate its source. Prefer the RBMS Controlled vocabularies: Paper terms for terms for specific types of paper.

Japan vellum Make a note recording more detailed descriptions of base materials if considered important (see Details of base material,

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