5.3.9 Carrier dimensions

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Precede this area with a space semicolon space. Indicate the dimensions of the carrier as follows.

audio cartridges, cassettes, computer cassettes:
length and height of the face of the cartridge followed by the gauge (width) of the tape

7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape

cards, cartographic models, flipcharts, maps, microfiches, overhead transparencies, microfiche cassettes, sheets, slides:
height by width

12 x 17 cm.

computer cartridges:
length of the side of the cartridge that is to be inserted into the machine

3 1/2 in.

discs, audiotape or computer tape reels, globes:
diameter of the disc, reel, or globe

12 in.

film, filmstrip, video, and microfilm cartridges, cassettes, filmstrips and filmslips, film, videotape, or microfilm reels, film or microfilm rolls:
gauge (width) of the film or tape

35 mm.
1/2 in.

still images: height by width, diameter, or other dimensions as appropriate

28 x 36 cm.

volumes: height

18 cm.

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