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551 - See Also From Tracing-Geographic Name (R)


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October 2014

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Geographic name (NR)
  • $g - Miscellaneous information (R)
  • $i - Relationship information (R)
  • $v - Form subdivision (R)
  • $w - Control subfield (NR)
         /0 - Special relationship
         /1 - Tracing use restriction
         /2 - Earlier form of heading
         /3 - Reference display
  • $x - General subdivision (R)
  • $y - Chronological subdivision (R)
  • $z - Geographic subdivision (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $4 - Relationship code (R)
  • $5 - Institution to which field applies (R)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Tracing for a geographic name see also from reference.

Used in an established heading or established heading and subdivision record to trace a see also from reference from an established geographic name to a related established heading.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

Most of the content designators defined for field 551 are the same as those defined for field 151 (Heading-Geographic Name), field 451 (See From Tracing-Geographic Name), and field 751 (Established Heading Linking Entry-Geographic Name). Description, guidelines, and input conventions for shared content designators are given in the X51 Geographic Names-General Information section.

Guidelines for applying the subfield $w (Control subfield), subfield $i (Relationship information), and subfield $4 (Relationship code) in field 551 are given in the Tracings and References-General Information section.

EXAMPLES

151 ##$aBuenos Aires (Argentina)
551 ##$aBelgrano (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
151 ##$aChelsea (London, England)
551 ##$aKensington and Chelsea (London, England)
551 ##$aLondon (England)
151 ##$aBarents Sea
551 ##$wg$aArctic Ocean

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