General material designation (gmd)
Add an edition statement in the format below for the game system or computer type. This may be added to an existing edition statement, separated by a comma.
Add an edition statement to all records for the Playaway LaunchPad.
250 _ _ ‡aPS4.
250 _ _ ‡aPSP.
250 _ _ ‡aPC compatible.
250 _ _ ‡aMAC compatible.
250 _ _ ‡aVersion 1.2, PC compatible.
250 _ _ ‡a[Playaway LaunchPad].
Blu-ray disc is not acceptable in the 300 - this should be mentioned in the 538.
The 538 should also include single or multi-player information. The name of the console should be spelled out in the 538. Include the broadcast standard and regional encoding if on piece.
538 _ _ ‡aSystem requirements: PlayStation 2; NTSC U/C; memory card (for PS2) – 296 KB; digital control; analog control; vibration function; multitap (for PS2). Multi-player.
538 _ _ ‡aSystem requirements: PlayStation 4; 6.1 GB minimum hard disc space; 1080p HD video output; DualShock 4. Blu-ray disc; NTSC; Region 1. Multi-player.
538 _ _ ‡aSystem requirements: PlayStation portable; region 1; wi-fi compatible.
538 _ _ ‡aSystem requirements: Windows 95, 98, 2000, Me, XP or later; Pentium II 266MHZ or faster processor; 32MB RAM; minimum 20MB hard disk space available; 16-bit color; 8x CD- ROM drive; Windows-compatible sound card.
538 _ _ ‡aSystem requirements for Mac: iMac/G3 233MHz or faster processor; System 8.6- 9.2.2, OS X 10.1.2 or later; 32MB RAM; Minimum 20MB hard disk space available; 16-bit color; 24x CD-ROM drive.
Add a 500 note with the number of players. If the game can be played online with multiple players include that information here as well. Transcribe this information from container.
500 _ _ ‡a1-4 players; online up to 16 players.
500 _ _ ‡a1-4 players; online multi-player.
500 _ _ ‡a1-4 players; network players 2-4 co-op, 2-18 competitive.
Add a 521 note for rating.
521 8 _ ‡aESRB content rating: E, Everyone (Mild lyrics).
521 8 _ ‡aESRB content rating: M, Mature 17+ (Blood and gore, intense violence, strong language).
Use the free-floating form subdivision
‡v Computer games with all topical headings.
650 _ 0 ‡aHand-to-hand combat‡vComputer games.
650 _ 0 ‡aZombies‡vComputer games.
Form and genre headings
Use the following form heading for all video games:
655 _ 0 ‡aVideo games.
Use the following form heading for all computer games:
655 _ 7 ‡aComputer games.‡2local
When applicable, other possible headings include:
655 _ 0 ‡aComputer adventure games.
655 _ 0 ‡aComputer baseball games.
655 _ 0 ‡aComputer flight games.
655 _ 0 ‡aComputer war games.
655 _ 0 ‡aComputer word games.
655 _ 0 ‡aEducational games.
655 _ 0 ‡aFantasy games.
655 _ 0 ‡aGame Boy video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aNintendo GameCube video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aNintendo video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aNintendo Wii video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aSega Dreamcast video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aSega Genesis video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aSega Saturn video games
655 _ 0 ‡aSimulation games.
655 _ 0 ‡aSony video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aTurboGrafx video games.
655 _ 0 ‡aVideo wrestling games.
655 _ 0 ‡aXbox video games.
Add the following local subject heading to records for the Playaway LaunchPad:
690 _ _ ‡aPlayaway LaunchPad (Preloaded tablet computer)