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8XX - Other Variable Fields-General Information


MARC 21 Authority
April 2015

"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

Fields 856, 880, 883, and 884 are the only 8XX fields defined in the MARC 21 authority format at the present time. For the most part, these fields carry over the definitions found in the other MARC 21 formats.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 883 - Machine-generated Metadata Provenance [NEW, 2012]
Field 884 - Description Conversion Information [NEW, 2015]

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