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SUMMARY STATEMENT OF CONTENT DESIGNATORS


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 Concise Format for Authority Data that contains abridged descriptions of every data element, along with examples.

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DIRECTORY

VARIABLE CONTROL FIELDS

00X       Control Fields−General Information

001 Control Number Full | Concise
003 Control Number Identifier Full | Concise
005 Date and Time of Latest Transaction Full | Concise
008 Fixed Length Data Elements Full | Concise

VARIABLE DATA FIELDS

01X-09X       Numbers and Codes-General Information

010 Library of Congress Control Number Full | Concise
014 Link to Bibliographic Record for Serial or Multipart Item Full | Concise
016 National Bibliographic Agency Control Number Full | Concise
020 International Standard Book Number Full | Concise
022 International Standard Serial Number Full | Concise
024 Other Standard Identifier Full | Concise
031 Musical Incipits Information Full | Concise
034 Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data Full | Concise
035 System Control Number Full | Concise
040 Cataloging Source Full | Concise
042 Authentication Code Full | Concise
043 Geographic Area Code Full | Concise
045 Time Period of Heading Full | Concise
046 Special Coded Dates Full | Concise
050 Library of Congress Call Number Full | Concise
052 Geographic Classification Full | Concise
053 LC Classification Number Full | Concise
055 Library and Archives Canada Call Number Full | Concise
060 National Library of Medicine Call Number Full | Concise
065 Other Classification Number Full | Concise
066 Character Sets Present Full | Concise
070 National Agricultural Library Call Number Full | Concise
072 Subject Category Code Full | Concise
073 Subdivision Usage Full | Concise
080 Universal Decimal Classification Number Full | Concise
082 Dewey Decimal Call Number Full | Concise
083 Dewey Decimal Classification Number Full | Concise
086 Government Document Call Number Full | Concise
087 Government Document Classification Number Full | Concise
09X Local Call Numbers Full | Concise

Names and Terms−General Information Sections

X00 Personal Names−General Information
X10 Corporate Names−General Information
X11 Meeting Names−General Information
X30 Uniform Titles−General Information
X48 Chronological Terms-General Information
X50 Topical Terms−General Information
X51 Geographic Names−General Information
X55 Genre/Form Terms−General Information
X62 Medium of Performance Terms−General Information
X80 General Subdivisions−General Information
X81 Geographic Subdivision−General Information
X82 Chronological Subdivision−General Information
X85 Form Subdivision−General Information

1XX, 3XX       Headings−General Information

100 Heading−Personal Name Full | Concise
110 Heading−Corporate Name Full | Concise
111 Heading−Meeting Name Full | Concise
130 Heading−Uniform Title Full | Concise
148 Heading-Chronological Term Full | Concise
150 Heading−Topical Term Full | Concise
151 Heading−Geographic Name Full | Concise
155 Heading−Genre/Form Term Full | Concise
162 Heading−Medium of Performance Term Full | Concise
180 Heading−General Subdivision Full | Concise
181 Heading−Geographic Subdivision Full | Concise
182 Heading−Chronological Subdivision Full | Concise
185 Heading−Form Subdivision Full | Concise
336 Content Type Full | Concise
368 Other Corporate Body Attributes Full | Concise
370 Associated Place Full | Concise
371 Address Full | Concise
372 Field of Activity Full | Concise
373 Associated Group Full | Concise
374 Occupation Full | Concise
375 Gender Full | Concise
376 Family Information Full | Concise
377 Associated Language Full | Concise
378 Fuller Form of Personal Name Full | Concise
380 Form of Work Full | Concise
381 Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression Full | Concise
382 Medium of Performance Full | Concise
383 Numeric Designation of Musical Work Full | Concise
384 Key Full | Concise
385 Audience Characteristics Full | Concise
386 Creator/Contributor Characteristics Full | Concise

Tracings and References−General Information

260, 360       Complex Subject References

260 Complex See Reference−Subject Full | Concise
360 Complex See Also Reference−Subject Full | Concise

4XX       See From Tracings−General Information

400 See From Tracing−Personal Name Full | Concise
410 See From Tracing−Corporate Name Full | Concise
411 See From Tracing−Meeting Name Full | Concise
430 See From Tracing−Uniform Title Full | Concise
448 See From Tracing-Chronological Term Full | Concise
450 See From Tracing−Topical Term Full | Concise
451 See From Tracing−Geographic Name Full | Concise
455 See From Tracing−Genre/Form Term Full | Concise
462 See From Tracing−Medium of Performance Term Full | Concise
480 See From Tracing−General Subdivision Full | Concise
481 See From Tracing−Geographic Subdivision Full | Concise
482 See From Tracing−Chronological Subdivision Full | Concise
485 See From Tracing−Form Subdivision Full | Concise

5XX       See Also From Tracings−General Information

500 See Also From Tracing−Personal Name Full | Concise
510 See Also From Tracing−Corporate Name Full | Concise
511 See Also From Tracing−Meeting Name Full | Concise
530 See Also From Tracing−Uniform Title Full | Concise
548 See Also From Tracing-Chronological Term Full | Concise
550 See Also From Tracing−Topical Term Full | Concise
551 See Also From Tracing−Geographic Name Full | Concise
555 See Also From Tracing−Genre/Form Term Full | Concise
562 See Also From Tracing−Medium of Performance Term Full | Concise
580 See Also From Tracing−General Subdivision Full | Concise
581 See Also From Tracing−Geographic Subdivision Full | Concise
582 See Also From Tracing−Chronological Subdivision Full | Concise
585 See Also From Tracing−Form Subdivision Full | Concise

64X       Series Treatment−General Information

640 Series Dates of Publication and/or Sequential Designation Full | Concise
641 Series Numbering Peculiarities Full | Concise
642 Series Numbering Example Full | Concise
643 Series Place and Publisher/Issuing Body Full | Concise
644 Series Analysis Practice Full | Concise
645 Series Tracing Practice Full | Concise
646 Series Classification Practice Full | Concise

663-666       Complex Name References−General Information

663 Complex See Also Reference−Name Full | Concise
664 Complex See Reference−Name Full | Concise
665 History Reference Full | Concise
666 General Explanatory Reference−Name Full | Concise

667-68X       Notes−General Information

667 Nonpublic General Note Full | Concise
670 Source Data Found Full | Concise
672 Title Related to the Entity Full | Concise
673 Title Not Related to the Entity Full | Concise
675 Source Data Not Found Full | Concise
678 Biographical or Historical Data Full | Concise
680 Public General Note Full | Concise
681 Subject Example Tracing Note Full | Concise
682 Deleted Heading Information Full | Concise
688 Application History Note Full | Concise

7XX       Heading Linking Entries−General Information

700 Established Heading Linking Entry−Personal Name Full | Concise
710 Established Heading Linking Entry−Corporate Name Full | Concise
711 Established Heading Linking Entry−Meeting Name Full | Concise
730 Established Heading Linking Entry−Uniform Title Full | Concise
748 Established Heading Linking Entry-Chronological Term Full | Concise
750 Established Heading Linking Entry−Topical Term Full | Concise
751 Established Heading Linking Entry−Geographic Name Full | Concise
755 Established Heading Linking Entry−Genre/Form Term Full | Concise
762 Established Heading Linking Entry−Medium of Performance Term Full | Concise
780 Subdivision Linking Entry−General Subdivision Full | Concise
781 Subdivision Linking Entry−Geographic Subdivision Full | Concise
782 Subdivision Linking Entry−Chronological Subdivision Full | Concise
785 Subdivision Linking Entry−Form Subdivision Full | Concise
788 Complex Linking Entry Data Full | Concise

8XX       Other Variable Fields−General Information

856 Electronic Location and Access Full | Concise
880 Alternate Graphic Representation Full | Concise
883 Machine-generated Metadata ProvenanceFull | Concise

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