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086 - Government Document Call Number (R)


MARC 21 Authority - Full
October 2001

First Indicator
Number source
# - Source specified in subfield $2
0 - Superintendent of Documents Classification System
1 - Government of Canada Publications: Outline of Classification

Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
$a - Call number (NR)
$d - Volumes/dates to which call number applies (NR)
$z - Canceled/invalid call number (R)
$2 - Number source (NR)
$5 - Institution to which field applies (R)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Government document call number for a series when all or part of the series is classified as a collected set or with a main series (646, Series Classification Practice, subfield $a, code c or m). The organization assigning the number may be identified in subfield $5.

May also contain the volumes/dates to which the number applies. Varying call numbers for different ranges of volumes/dates within a series or different copies or sets are contained in separate occurrences of field 086.

Government agency may be at any level (e.g., state, national, international). The government document call number is an agency-assigned data element. It is assigned by designated agencies in government classification programs.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

First Indicator - Number source
Source of the government document call number.
# - Source specified in subfield $2
Government document call number is taken from a source other than that specified by one of the other defined indicator values and for which an identifying code is given in subfield $2.
086 ##$aHEU/G74.3C49$2ordocs
0 - Superintendent of Documents Classification System
Superintendent of Documents classification numbers are assigned only by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). They may be input by other institutions if verified in the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications or the Daily Depository Shipping List.
086 0#$aA 13.28:F 61/2/981 Glacier
1 - Government of Canada Publications: Outline of Classification
Canadian government printing office assigns classification numbers to denote special series or publications of a given department.
086 1#$aCS13-211
Second Indicator - Undefined
Undefined and contains a blank (#).

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Call number
Government document call number, including parenthetical qualifying information.
130 #0$aOil and gas investigations (Portland, Or.)
086 ##$aGM.40i5:$2ordocs
130 #0$aCircular (Library of Congress. Copyright Office)
086 0#$aLC 3.4/2
130 #0$aBGRS (Series)
086 ##$aHEU/G74.4B1:$2ordocs
$d - Volumes/dates to which call number applies
Those items in the series to which the call number applies. Used when the call number does not apply to all items of the series. The field is repeated to record varying call numbers for different ranges of volumes/dates within a series or set.
130 #0$aGround water report (Salem, Or.)
086 ##$aWR.4G91:$d1975-$2ordocs
086 ##$aEn.4G91:$d1961-1974$2ordocs
$z - Canceled/invalid call number
Document call number that has been canceled or determined to be invalid by the authoritative agency. Subfield $z is repeated for multiple canceled or invalid call numbers.
086 ##$aA 1.1:$zA 1.1/3:984
$2 - Number source
MARC code that identifies the government document classification system or scheme when the first indicator position contains value blank (#). Code from: Classification Scheme Source Codes.
130 #0$aBulletin (Oregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries)
086 ##$aGM.4B87:$2ordocs
$5 - Institution to which field applies
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$6 - Linkage
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

INPUT CONVENTIONS

Punctuation - Field 086 does not end with a period unless the field ends with an abbreviation, initial/letter, or other data that ends with a period.
Superintendent of Documents Call numbers - One space is recorded between letters and numbers unless there is intervening punctuation.
086 0#$aTD 1.1:
Government of Canada Publications: Outline of Classification numbers - No spaces are recorded in the number.
Display Constants - Content of subfield $2 may be used to generate a display constant that identifies the source of the number.

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