45.1. Caption and Pattern Codes

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Table 45.1. Popular Caption and Pattern Codes

Title Database ID Pattern Code Notes
BC Business 108282856 [“2”,”0”,”8”,”1”,”a”,”v.”,”b”,”no.”,”u”,”12”,”v”,”r”,"i","(year)","j","(month)",”w”,”m”,”x”,”01”] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - With Enumeration captions
BC Home & Garden. 108225216 ["2","0","8","1","a","v. ","b","no.","u","6","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","b","x","01","y","cm01/02","y","cm03/04","y","cm05/06","y","cm07/08","y","cm09/10","y","cm11/12"] Bi-Monthly - 6 Issues / Year
BC nature. 108527928 ["2","0","8","1","a","V.","b","No.","u","4","v","r","i","(year)","j","(season)","w","q","x","01"] Seasonal - 4 Issues / Year Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter - with enumeration captions (V. No.)

BC outdoors sport fishing and outdoor adventure.

108419744

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","var","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01","y","cm01/02","y","cm03/04","y","cm11/12"]

9 Issues / Year - 7 Sport Fishing & 2 Hunting Editions - with enumeration captions (v. no.) modify issuance label to add "hunting or sports fishing"

Better homes and gardens. 108255191 [“2”,”0”,”8”,”1”,”a”,”v.”,”b”,”no.”,”u”,”12”,”v”,”r”,"i","(year)","j","(month)",”w”,”m”,”x”,”01”] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with Enumeration captions
British Columbia history : Journal of the British Columbia Historical Federation. 108286944 ["2","0","8","1","a","V.","b","No.","u","4","v","r","i","(year)","j","(season)","w","q","x","01"] Seasonal - 4 Issues / Year Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter - with Enumeration captions (V. No.)
British Columbia magazine. 108304607 ["2","0","8","1","a","V.","b","No.","u","4","v","r","i","(year)","j","(season)","w","q","x","01"] Seasonal - 4 Issues / Year Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter - with enumeration captions (V. No.)
Canada's style at home. 108304570 ["2","0","8","1","a","(year)","b","(month)","w","m"] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - without enumeration captions

Canadian gardening.

108142330

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","6","v","r","i","(year)","j","(season)","w","6","x","01","y","pm01,04,05","y","ps22,23,24"]

6 Issues/Year - January, April, May, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Canadian geographic. 108304606 ["2","0","8","1","a","(year)","b","(season)","w","q"] Seasonal - 4 Issues / Year Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter - without enumeration

Canadian home workshop.

108286953

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","6","v","r","i","(year)","j","(season)","w","6","x","10","y","ps24,22","y","pm10,03,04,09"]

6 Issues/Year - October, Winter, March, Apr/May, Summer, September

Canadian house and home. 108286955 ["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","12","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01"] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with enumeration captions (v. no.)

Canadian living.

108289179

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","12","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01"] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with enumeration captions (v. no.)

Cooking light.

108304605

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","12","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01"]

Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with enumeration captions (v. no.)

Cook's Illustrated.

108304588

["2","0","8","1","a","no.","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","y","cm01/02","y","cm03/04","y","cm05/06","y","cm07/08","y","cm09/10","y","cm11/12"]

Bi-Monthly - 6 Issues / Year - with enumeration caption (no.)

Country living.

108303839

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","10","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","12","y","cm12/01","y","cm07/08"]

10 Issues/Year - Dec/Jan, July/Aug combined - with enumeration captions (v. no.)

Crafts 'n things. 108304801 ["2","0","8","1","a","V.","b","No.","u","4","v","r","i","(year)","j","(season)","w","q","x","01"] Seasonal - 4 Issues / Year Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter - with enumeration captions

Food network magazine.

108304833

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","10","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01","y","cm01/02","y","cm07/08"]

10 Issues/Year - Jan/Feb, July/Aug combined - with enumeration captions (v. no.)

Gardens west.

108219964

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","9","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01","y","cm01/02","y","cm07/08","y","cm11/12"]

9 Issues/Year - Jan/Feb, July/Aug, Nov/Dec combined

Hello! Canada

108221772

["2","0","8","1","a","No.","i","(year)","j","(month)","k","(day)","w","w"]

Weekly - 52 Issues/Year

Ladies' home journal.

108304836

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","11","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","02","y","cm12/01"]

11 Issues/Year - Dec/Jan combined

Maclean's : Canada's national magazine.

108220410

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","var","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","k","(day)","w","w","x","01"]

Weekly - 52 Issues/Year

Martha Stewart living. 108304837 ["2","0","8","1","a","V.","b","No.","u","12","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01"] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with enumeration captions
Natural health. 108420801 ["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","6","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01","y","cm01/02","y","cm03/04","y","cm05/06","y","cm07/08","y","cm09/10","y","cm11/12"] Bi-Monthly - 6 Issues / Year - with enumeration captions (v. no.)
O : the Oprah magazine. 108305645 ["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","12","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","01"] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with enumeration captions (v. no.)

Organic gardening.

108220197

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","6","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","12","y","cm12/01","y","cm02/03","y","cm04/05","y","cm06/07","y","cm08/09","y","cm10/11"]

6 Issues/Year - D/J, F/M, A/M, J/J, A/S, O/N

Our Canada.

108528320

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","6","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m","x","12","y","cm12/01","y","cm02/03","y","cm04/05","y","cm06/07","y","cm08/09","y","cm10/11"]

6 Issues/Year - D/J, F/M, A/M, J/J, A/S, O/N

PC Gamer 30251314 ["2","0","8","1","a","no.","i","(year)","j","(month)","w","m"] Monthly - 12 Issues/Year - with enumeration captions (no.)

People weekly.

108142236

["2","0","8","1","a","v.","b","no.","u","var","v","r","i","(year)","j","(month)","k","(day)","w","w","x","01"]

Weekly - 52 Issues/Year


Sample Sets of Serial Patterns

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