All large print and larger print materials must be on a record that matches the item. The following procedures apply to all records for large print and larger print materials.
General material designation (gmd)
Add a general material designation to the 245 for all large print and larger print records in Polaris.
$h[text (large print)]
245 10 $aAll along the watch tower$h[text (large print)] /$cby Jane Worth.
245 10 $aGone fishing$h[text (large print)] :$ba novel /$cMatt Gibbons.
If the item has a large print or larger print edition statement, code that in a
250 _ _ $aGale large print edition.
Add the following edition statement to larger print records in OCLC to keep the records from being merged incorrectly in WorldCat.
250 _ _ $a[Larger print edition].
Add (large print) after the pagination.
300 _ _ $a356 pages (large print) ;$c28 cm
Add MARC tag
340 subfield n to indicate font size.
340 _ _ $nlarge print$2rdafs
Add a genre heading for large type books in addition to any other appropriate genre or subject headings.
This heading may be added to master records in OCLC.
655 _ 0 $aLarge type books.