A Austria AUS Australia B Belgium CAN Canada CH Switzerland D Germany DK Denmark E Spain EU Europe F France I Italy J Japan INT International IRE Eire LITH Lithuania MAZ Macedonia MEX Mexico N Norway NL Netherlands NZ New Zealand PL Poland S Sweden SF Finland SLO Slovenia UK Great Britain US USA UU UK and USA EE Estonia
POP Popular / General (default!) D Dance C Classical CO Country HM Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Metal IND Independent RG Reggae, Ragga, Ska, Bogle, Jungle, Roots, Lovers Rock, Culture B Blues J Jazz JB Jazz and Blues R Rock (not used) AC Adult Contemporary, Easy Listening, etc ... MOR MOR, Popular Music S Soul, R&B, Black Music ALT Alternative HH Hip Hop, Rap, Hardcore, (House) W World oth / o all others
A Albums S Singles LP LPs only MC Cassettes only CD CDs only 7" 7"-singles only 12" 12"-singles only CDS CD-singles only MCS Cassingles only V Videos MV Music Videos T Tracks (Airplay) C albums and singles SM Sheet Music EP EPs only o all others
D German DK Danish E Spanish F French I Italian LITH Lithuanian MAZ Macedonian N Norwegian NL Dutch PL Polish S Swedish SF Suomi (Finnish) SLO Slovenian EE Eesti (Estonian) UK English; used for all English-language works, unless emanating from the USA. US Americanese o all others
This list only includes the codes of the main sources, some minor sources may have been omitted. Please confer the Sources Section (that only appears in the non-HTML versions) for more details.
ABPR American book publishing record ANB Australian national bibliography a&r A&R Booksearch: Books for the record collector BNB British national bibliography BPIletter letter I received from the BPI BUCMP85 British union catalogue of music periodicals CBJ1989 Current British journals CNB Canadian national bibliography cw Chartwatch FNB Finnish national bibliography hum88 The humanities IBIP International books in print id Einkaufszentrale für öffentliche Bibliotheken: Informationsdienst iwa Iwashkin, Roman: Popular music kd Einkaufszentrale für öffentliche Bibliotheken: Katalogdienst knö Buchhändlervereinigung: Verzeichnis lieferbarer Bücher MBI MBI : music business international MW Music week NME NME : new musical express Oehl1988 Oehl, Kurt: Musikliteratur im Überblick RC Record collector risb90 Record industry sourcebook rob89 Robinson, D.: Music and dance periodicals SNB Svensk Bokförteckning (Swedish national bibliography) StBPforz Catalogue of Pforzheim public library tayl1985 Taylor, Paul: Popular music since 1955 ull92-93 Ulrich's international periodicals directory ulr92-93 Ulrich's international periodicals directory vlb Buchhändlervereinigung: Verzeichnis lieferbarer Bücher VOX VOX walf Walford: Guide to reference material
annual once a year apprec. appreciation, appreciated ass. assistant, assistance, assisted assoc. association, associate, associated aut autopsy bi-annual twice a year bibl. bibliography biennial once ever two years bi-weekly twice a week ca. circa circ. circulation cm centimeter (0.39") comp. compiled, compiler conc. conceived cont. continued daily once a day des. designed dia. diameter disc. discography distr. distributor, distributed ed. edited, editor, edition, editorial et.al. and others fortnightly once a fortnight hbk. hardback ill. illustration, illustrated incl. includes, including incorp. incorporating, incorporated index index indiv. individual(ly) ll loose-leaf ltd. limited monthly once a month n/a not available, not applicable n.c. numerus curens (issues are numbered continuously) p. page(s) p.a. per annum, (issues) a year pbk. paperback pr. press, printed, printer prev. previous (ly) prod. produced, producer publ. published, publication, publisher quarterly once a quarter rel. release, released res. research, researcher, researched s.a. see also, confer semi-monthly twice a month s.l. sine loco (no place) s.n. sine nomine (no publisher) spec. special(ly) suppl. supplement, supplied t.p. title page t.p.verso back of title page v. various; volume (only within collation) vol. volume w. with weekly once a week w/o without
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All data put into a single DB-file fills just under 5MB. Only a selection of fields is made public in any released dBase-file.
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BDC 0.97.1 Released 26.09.1995
ID 1-692; 447 entries in the main section, 1215 in total.
The revised classification is refined.
Interim version in HTML only, specially prepared for the
BDC 0.97 Released 22.04.1995
ID 1-412; 399 entries in the main section.
Including for the first time periodicals & sources sections.
The provisional classification has been revised and forms now the
basis for the main section.
Newly included are six indices: Alphabetc, ID, Title, Author, ISBN,
2 versions: WordPerfect 5.2 (bdc097.wpo) and plain-ASCII
(bdc097_*.txt); other versions are made available only on special
BDC 0.96 Released 27.02.1995
ID 1-339; 387 entries, dBase version: 539,880byte
Excluding all periodicals and sources.
Newly included: Provisional classification with four fields [LOC,
Minor amendments for a few dozen entries, several others revised, a
couple new entries.
2 versions: dBase (BDC096.dbf) and Text (BDC0961.txt)
BDC 0.95 Released 29.01.1995
ID 1-286; 456,435byte
Excluding all periodicals.
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