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040 - Cataloging Source (NR)

MARC 21 Authority - Concise

MARC code or the name of the organization(s) that created the original authority record, assigned MARC content designation and transcribed the record into machine-readable form, or modified an existing MARC record. These MARC codes and the code in 008/39 (Cataloging source) specify the parties responsible for content, content designation, and transcription of an the authority record. See: MARC Code List for Organizations.

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Second - Undefined
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Subfield Codes
$a - Original cataloging agency (NR)
$b - Language of cataloging (NR)
MARC code for the language of the catalog for which the record is intended. Code from: MARC Code List for Languages.
$c - Transcribing agency (NR)
$d - Modifying agency (R)
$e - Description conventions (R)
Information specifying the description rules used in formulating the heading and reference structure when field 008/10 (Descriptive cataloging rules) contains code z (Other). Code from: Description Convention Source Codes.
$f - Subject heading/thesaurus conventions (NR)
MARC code for the subject heading/thesaurus conventions used when field 008/11 (Subject heading system/thesaurus) contains code z (Other). Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.
$6 - Linkage (NR)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
040 ##$aDLC$cDLC
040 ##$aSd$cICU
040 ##$aICU$cICU
040 ##$aMH$cMH$dDLC
040 ##$aNc$cDLC$dDLC
040 ##$aCaOOA$cCaOOA$erad
040 ##$aUPB$beng$cUPB$erda

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