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MARC21 codes

Key for field information:


(M21) MARC21

(NR) = (sub)/field is not repeatable

(R) = (sub)/field is repeatable

# = used to indicate a blank space within the indicators

^ = used to indicate a space within the subfields

008: Information codes

Type of date/publication status - use drop-down arrow to choose one of the following;

C - for current title
D - for dead title
U - for title with unknown publication status

Date 1 - Year publication began

Date 2 - Year publication ceased, if title is dead (leave blank if still active)

Place of publication - use drop-down arrow to choose country

Type of continuing resource - p for periodical

Government publication - use drop-down arrow to choose applicable

Choose O for all EU DOCS.

Conference publication - Yes or No; defaults to No so only change if Yes

022: ISSN (R)

NB: If you have an ISSN, it must be entered in the 022 field.

1st I: # - No level specified

2nd I: #

Subfield codes: a - ISSN number (NR)


Example 1

022 # # ‡a1460-4094


Example 2

022 # # ‡a0022-2372

130: uniform title (main) (NR)

Distinguishes titles that are similar. Used in conjunction with the 245 field (see below).

1st I: 0

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

a – uniform title (NR)


Example 1

130 0 # ‡aLink (Dublin)

245 0 0 ‡aLink.


Example 2

130 0 # ‡aCurrent law statutes annotated (2006)

245 0 0 ‡aCurrent law statutes annotated.

245: title and statement of responsibility (NR)

1st I: 0 – main entry (no main author present)

2nd I: 0 - unless title starts with an article, then = number of letters + add one: "the" = 4. See Examples 2-4 below)

Subfield codes:

a – title (NR)

h – medium (NR) (follows ‡a or ‡n/p if present)

b – remainder of title (NR)

n – number of part (R)

p – part-title (R)


Example 1

245 0 0 ‡aAmerican journal of mental deficiency.


Example 2

245 0 2 ‡aY Beirneid.


Example 3

245 0 3 ‡aAl Liamm.


Example 4

245 0 4 ‡aDas Schweizer buch.


Example 5

245 0 0 ‡aAbacus^:‡ba journal of accounting finance and business studies.


Example 6 (Please note: Annual reports always have a 246 field - See below)

245 0 0 ‡aAnnual report^-^Bord na Mona.

245 0 0 ‡aAnnual report of the Certification Officer for Northern Ireland.


Example 7

245 0 0 ‡aIrish retail market^-^DTZ Sherry Fitzgerald.


Example 8

245 0 0 ‡aJournal of the Royal Statistical Society.‡nSeries A,‡pStatistics in society.

245 0 0 ‡aIEEproceedings.‡nPart J,‡pOptoelectronics.


Example 9

245 0 4 ‡aThe Far Eastern quarterly‡h[electronic resource].

245 0 0 ‡aCritique‡h[electronic resource]^:‡bstudies in contemporary fiction.

246: varying form of title (R)

1st I: Always 1

2nd I: Usually 3 - other title, but can be any of the following


0 - portion of title or part-title

1 – parallel title

3 – other title

4 – cover title

Subfield codes:

a – title (NR)

f – period to which ‘a’ applied (NR)


Example 1

245 0 0 ‡aAnnual report^-^Bord na Mona.

246 1 3 ‡aBord na Mona annual report


Example 2

245 0 0 ‡aAnnual report of the Certification Officer of Northern Ireland.

246 1 3 ‡aCertification Officer of Northern Ireland^-^annual report


Example 3

245 0 0 ‡aIrish retail market^-^DTZ Sherry Fitzgerald.

246 1 3 ‡aDTZ Sherry Fitzgerald Irish retail market


Example 4

245 0 4 ‡aDas Schweizer buch.

246 1 1 ‡aLivre Suisse

246 1 1 ‡aLibro Svizzero


Example 5

245 0 0 ‡aBlack renaissance‡h[electronic resource].

246 1 1 ‡aRenaissance noire


Example 6

245 0 0 ‡aReports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia (by Arthur MacArthur).

246 1 4 ‡aMacArthur reports


Example 7

246 1 3 ‡aASHRAE handbook & product directory‡f1973-1980

260: publication details (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

a - place of publication (R)

b - name of publisher (R)


Example 1

260 # # ‡aDublin^:‡bMoran Publishers.


Example 2

260 # # ‡a Woodbury, NY^:‡bAmerican Institute of Physics for the Acoustical Society of America.

Example 3

260 # # ‡aDublin^;^‡aCork :‡bCentral Statistics Office

500: general note (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: #

Subfield code:

a – note (NR)


Example 1

500 # # ‡aSupplements were previously sections within the journal from vol. 46, 1968.


Example 2

500 # # ‡aVol.10 was originally issued as series 2, vol.4 and vols. 72-84 as series 12, vol.6 - series 14, vol.6.


Example 3

500 # # ‡aAccompanied by 1 CD-ROM held inside front cover.

546: translation note (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: #

Subfield code:

a - translation note (NR)


Example

546 # # ‡aText in German and French.

550: issuing bodies note (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: #

Subfield code:

a – note (NR)


Example

550 # # ‡aProduced by the National Educational Resource Information Service.

580: linking entry complexity note (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: #

Subfield code:

a - linking entry complexity note


Example

580 # # ‡aEnglish edition of Archiv für Augenheilkunde until 1929.

610: corporate name as subject (R)

1st I:

0 - inverted name

1 – government name

2 – company name

2nd I: 0 (LCSH) or 4 (source not specified)

Subfield codes:

a - government or corporate name (NR)

+ (addition to name)

b - subordinate unit (R)

n - number of meeting (R)

d - date of meeting (R)

c - location of meeting (NR)

t - title (NR)


Example 1

610 2 4 ‡aInternational Labour Organisation.‡bCoal Mines Committee.


Example 2

610 1 4 ‡aCamden (England).‡bLocal History Library.‡tVillage life.


Example 3

610 1 4 ‡aIreland.‡bDepartment of the Environment.‡bConference‡n(2nd^:‡d2001^:‡cDublin, Ireland)


Example 4

610 2 4 ‡aFinancial Markets Group‡d(2005^:‡cNew York)


Example 5

610 2 4 ‡aOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development‡c(Paris, France)


Example 6

610 2 4 ‡aInternational Society for Horticultural Science.‡bFruit Section‡n(1st^:‡cNew Hampshire)

611: conference name as subject (R)

1st I:

0 - inverted name

1 – government name

2 – company name

2nd I: 0 (LCSH) or 4 (source not specified)

Subfield codes:

a - meeting name or jurisdiction name as entry element (NR)

+ (addition to name)

e - subordinate unit (R)

n – number of meeting (R)

d – date of meeting (NR)

c – location of meeting (NR)

t – title (NR)

Please note: the number and date of the meeting is never used in Periodicals; nor is the location unless it is constant.


Example 1

611 2 4 ‡aConference on Physics.‡eMetals Division.


Example 2

611 2 4 ‡aConference of Librarians‡n(2nd^:‡d1999^:‡cChicago)


Example 3

611 2 4 ‡aConference of Librarians‡d(1999^:‡cChicago)


Example 4


611 2 4 ‡aConference of Librarians‡n(2nd^:‡cChicago)

650: topical subject headings (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: 0 (LCSH) or 2 (MESH)

Subfield codes:

a – topical term (NR)

x – general subdivision (R)

y – chronological subdivision (R)

z – geographic subdivision (R)


Example 1

650 # 0 ‡aMusic‡xAcoustics and physics‡xPeriodicals.


Example 2

650 # 0 ‡aFisheries‡zIreland‡xStatistics‡xPeriodicals.


Example 3

650 # 0 ‡aAuthors, American‡y20th century‡xBiography‡xPeriodicals.


Example 4

650 # 0 ‡aEconomic conditions‡zUnited States‡y1945-‡xPeriodicals.

651: geographic subject heading (R)

1st I: #

2nd I: 0 (LCSH) or 2 (MESH)

Subfield codes:

a – geographic name (NR)

x – general subdivision (R)

y – chronological subdivision (R)

z – geographic subdivision (R)


Example 1

651 # 0 ‡aUnited States‡xPolitics and government‡xPeriodicals.


Example 2

651 # 0 ‡aNorthern Ireland‡xSocial conditions‡y1969-‡xPeriodicals.


Example 3

651 # 0 ‡aUnited States‡xForeign relations‡y1945-‡xPeriodicals

700: personal name added entry (R)

Rarely used in Periodicals, with the exception of clan material (Example 2), and for certain titles like Law looseleafs which have a fixed editor (Example 3).

1st I:

0 – forename

1 – surname

3 – family name

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

a - surname, followed by forename, or forename only (NR)

q – spelled-out version of the name (NR)

d - dates associated with the name (date of birth, death etc.) (NR)


Example 1

700 1 # ‡aHollander,^Edwin P.‡q(Edwin Paul),‡d1927-


Example 2

700 3 # ‡aFlannery family.


Example 3

245 0 0 ‡aTax Acts commentary.

700 1 # ‡aBrennan,^ Frank,‡d1927-

700 1 # ‡aHowley,^ Seamus.

710: corporate name added entry (R)

1st I:

0 - inverted name - a personal name in inverted order

1 – government name

2 – company name

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

a– government or corporate name (NR)

+ (addition to name)

b – subordinate unit (R)


Example 1

710 1 # ‡aDublin (Ireland).‡bCorporation.


Example 2

710 1 # ‡aIreland.‡cCentral Statistics Office.


Example 3

710 2 # ‡aFolklore Society of Ireland.


Example 4

710 2 # ‡aUniversity College Dublin.‡bSelect Committee on Soil Science.


Example 5

710 2 # ‡aDTZ Sherry FitzGerald (Firm)

711: conference name added entry (R)

1st I: 0 - Inverted name

1 - Jurisdiction name

2 - Name in direct order

2nd I: # 2 – analytical entry

Subfield codes:

a – name of conference (NR)

+ (addition to name)

n – number of conference (R)

d – date of conference (NR)

c – location of conference (NR)

e - subordinate unit (R)


Example 1

711 2 # ‡aConference on Social Structure, Social Mobility and Economic Development (Ireland)‡n(1st^:‡d1964^:‡cSan Francisco)


Example 2

711 2 # ‡aConference on Social Structure, Social Mobility and Economic Development‡d(1964^:‡cSan Francisco)


Example 3

711 2 # ‡aConference on Social Structure, Social Mobility and Economic Development‡c(San Francisco)


Example 4

711 2 # ‡aConference on Social Structure, Social Mobility and Economic Development‡n(1st^:‡cSan Francisco)


Example 5

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡n(1st^:‡d1961^:‡cParis, France).‡eOrganizing Committee.


Example 6

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡d(1961^:‡cParis, France).‡eOrganizing Committee.


Example 7

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡n(1st^:‡cParis, France).‡eOrganizing Committee.


Example 8

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡n(1st^:‡d1961).‡eOrganizing Committee.


Example 9

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡n(1st).‡eOrganizing Committee


Example 10

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡d(1961).‡eOrganizing Committee.


Example 11

711 2 # ‡aInternational Conference on Cataloguing Principles‡c(Paris, France).‡eOrganizing Committee.

740: title added entry (R)

1st I: non-filing characters

2nd I: #

2 – analytical entry

Subfield codes:

a – title (NR)


TM

745 0 4 *aThe colour of money


M21

740 4 # ‡aThe colour of money.


760: Main series entry (R)

1st I: 0 – display note

2nd I: # - main series

Subfield codes:

t – title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


Example

TM

760 1 0 *tArabian information technology series*x0956-2672

M21

760 0 # ‡tArabian information technology series‡X0956-2672


762: Sub-series entry (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I: # (has subseries)

Subfields:

t – title (NR)

x – ISSN (NR)


Example

TM

762 1 0 *tArabian banking & financial systems*x1356-9902

M21

762 0 # ‡tArabian banking & financial systems‡X1356-9902


765: original language link (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I: # (translation of)

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


TM

765 0 0 *tMashinovedenie*x----------

M21

765 0 # ‡tMashinovedenie‡X------------


767: translation entry (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I: # (translated as)

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


TM 767 0 0 *tFinance & development*x0430-473X

M21 767 0 # ‡tFinance & development‡X0430-473X


770: supplement link (R)

This field is used for a supplement which is associated with the title in hand (the 245 field), and which is itself catalogued as a separate title. It is used in conjunction with the 772 field, see below.

1st I: 0

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


Example 1

245 0 0 ‡aNJW. Neue juristische wochenschrift.

770 0 # ‡tNJW-CoR Computerreport‡x0934-8778

770 0 # ‡tAnwalt‡x1615-6161

770 0 # ‡tNJW spezial‡t1613-4621


Example 2

245 0 0 ‡aArchitects' journal.

770 0 # ‡tAJ focus‡x0951-5380

772: supplement parent entry (R)

This field is used for the parent title, when the item in hand (in the 245 field) is a supplement to that title. It is used in conjunction with the 770 field, see above.


1st I: 0

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


Example 1

245 0 0 ‡aAnwalt :‡bdas Magazin.

772 0 # ‡tNJW. Neue juristische wochenschrift‡x0341-1915


Example 2

245 0 0 ‡aNJW-CoR Computerreport.

772 0 # ‡tNJW. Neue juristische wochenschrift‡x0341-1915


Example 3

245 0 0 ‡aNJW spezial.

772 0 # ‡tNJW. Neue juristische wochenschrift‡x0341-1915


Example 4

245 0 0 ‡aAJ focus.

772 0 # ‡tArchitects' journal‡x0003-8466

773: host item (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I:#

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


M21 773 0 # *tSelect newspaper

774: constituent unit (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


M21

774 0 # *tSelect newspaper

777: issued with entry link (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


M21

777 0 # ‡tSelect newsletter‡X0960-1570

780: preceding entry link (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I:

0 - continues

1 - continues in part

2 - supersedes

3 - supersedes in part

4 - formed by the union of

5 - absorbed

6 - absorbed in part

7 - separated from

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


Example 1

245 0 0 ‡aICIS chemical business Americas.

780 0 0 ‡tChemical market reporter‡x1092-0110


Example 2

245 0 0 ‡aJournal of rural enterprise and management.

780 0 0 ‡tRural management and human resources


Example 3

245 0 0 ‡aIreland's genealogical gazette^:‡bincorporating the Genie gazette.

780 0 0 ‡tGenie gazette‡x1393-3183


Example 4

245 0 0 ‡aAvonmore Waterford Group plc annual report

780 0 4 ‡tAvonmore Foods plc annual report

780 0 4 ‡tWaterford Food plc annual report

785: succeeding entry (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I:

0 - continued by

1 - continued in part by

2 - superseded by

3 - superseded in part by

4 - absorbed by

5 - absorbed in part by

6 - split into

7 - merged with

8 - changed back to

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


Example 1

245 0 0 ‡aChemical market reporter.

785 0 0 ‡tICIS chemical business Americas


Example 2

245 0 0 ‡aRural management and human resources.

785 0 0 ‡tJournal of rural enterprise and management‡x1749-5598


Example 3

245 0 0 ‡aIreland's genealogical gazette^:‡bincorporating the Genie gazette.

785 0 0 ‡tGenie gazette‡x1393-3183


Example 4

245 0 0 ‡aAvonmore Foods plc annual report.

785 0 7 ‡tWaterford Foods plc annual report

785 0 0 ‡tAvonmore Waterford Group plc annual report


Example 5

245 0 0 ‡aWaterford Foods plc annual report.

785 0 7 ‡tAvonmore Foods plc annual report

785 0 0 ‡tAvonmore Waterford Group plc annual report

787: non-specific relationship entry (R)

1st I: 0

2nd I: #

Subfield codes:

t - title (NR)

x - ISSN (NR)


245 0 0 ‡aFactfinder‡h[electronic resource].

787 0 # ‡tBusiness and finance‡x0007-6473

856: URL (R)

1st I: 4

2nd I: 0

Subfield codes:

u – URL (R)


856 4 0 ‡uhttp://jq6am9xs3s.search.serialssolutions.com/?issn=1089-3148

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