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Headings - General Information


MARC 21 Authority
April 2013

"Full" documentation refers to the MARC 21 Format for Authority Data that contains detailed descriptions of every data element, along with examples, input conventions and history sections.

"Concise" documentation refers to the MARC 21 Format for Authority Data that contains abridged descriptions of every data element, along with examples.


DEFINITION AND SCOPE

1XX fields contain names, uniform titles, and terms used in headings or subdivisions to headings. They are usually constructed according to generally accepted cataloging and thesaurus-building rules.

Each individual 1XX field section contains a list of valid data elements, field description and scope, and examples. Descriptions of the indicators and subfield codes, as well as guidelines for applying the content designators and input conventions for fields 100, 110, 111, 130, 148, 150, 151, 155, 162, 180, 181, 182, and 185 are given in the following General Information sections: X00, X10, X11, X30, X48, X50, X51, X55, X62, X80, X81, X82, and X85.

The 046 and 3XX fields contain additional information about characteristics of the heading entities in fields 100-185.


HEADINGS--GENERAL INFORMATION


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 140 - Uniform Title [OBSOLETE, 1997] [CAN/MARC only]
First indicator was undefined. Second indicator was defined to indicate the number of characters ignored in filing (0-9 Number of characters ignored in filing). The subfield codes were: $a (Uniform title), $d (Date of treaty), $f (Date of a work, $g (Miscellaneous information), $h(General material designation), $k (Form sub-heading), $l (Language), $m ( Medium of performance for music), $n (Number of part or section/serial, thematic, or opus number), $o (Arranged or arr. for music), $p (Part or section), $r (Key for music), $x (General subject subdivision), $y (Period subject subdivision), $z (Place subject subdivision).
Field 143 - Collective Title [OBSOLETE, 1997] [CAN/MARC only]
First indicator was defined to indicate the type of work: (0 = Works, 1 = Selected works [complete works published together], 2 = Selections [Extracts], 3 = Other collective titles). Second indicator was defined to indicate the number of characters ignored in filing subfield codes (O to 9 Number of characters ignored in filing subfield codes). The subfield codes were: $a (Collective title), $d (Date of treaty), $f (Date of a work), $g (Miscellaneous information), $h (General material designation), $k (Form subheading), $l (Language), $m (Medium of performance [for music]), $n (Number of part or section/serial, thematic, or opus number), $o (Arranged or arr. for music), $p (Part or section), $r (Key for music) $s (Version).
Field 148 - Heading-Chronological term [NEW, 2002]
Field 162 - Heading-Medium of Performance Term [NEW, 2013]
Field 336 - Content Type [NEW, 2009]
Field 368 - Other Corporate Body Attributes [NEW, 2011]
Field 368 - Other Attributes of Person or Corporate Body [RENAMED, 2011]
Field 370 - Associated Place [NEW, 2009]
Field 371 - Address [NEW, 2009]
Field 372 - Field of Activity [NEW, 2009]
Field 373 - Affiliation [NEW, 2009]
Field 373 - Associated Group [RENAMED, 2011]
Prior to 2011 was named "Affiliation"
Field 374 - Occupation [NEW, 2009]
Field 375 - Gender [NEW, 2009]
Field 376 - Family Information [NEW, 2009]
Field 377 - Associated Language [NEW, 2009]
Field 378 - Fuller Form of Personal Name [NEW, 2011]
Field 380 - Form of Work [NEW, 2010]
Field 381 - Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression [NEW, 2010]
Field 382 - Medium of Performance [NEW, 2010]
Field 383 - Numeric Designation of Musical Work [NEW, 2010]
Field 384 - Key [NEW, 2010]
Field 385 - Audience Characteristics [NEW, 2013]
Field 386 - Creator/Contributor Characteristics [NEW, 2013]

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