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751 - Index Term-Geographic Name (R)


MARC 21 Classification - Full
January 2000

First Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Second Indicator
Thesaurus
0 - Library of Congress Subject Headings
1 - LC subject headings for children's literature
2 - Medical Subject Headings
3 - National Agricultural Library subject authority file
4 - Source not specified
5 - Canadian Subject Headings
6 - Répertoire de vedettes-matière
7 - Source specified in subfield $2


Subfield Codes
$a - Geographic name (NR)
$i - Explanatory text (R)
$v - Form subdivision (R)
$x - General subdivision (R)
$y - Chronological subdivision (R)
$z - Geographic subdivision (R)
$0 - Record control number (R)
$2 - Source of heading or term (NR)
$3 - Materials specified (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Geographic name used as an index term that supplements terms derived in the MARC record. The geographic name may be referred to in the classification number and caption in field 153 (Classification Number).

May be used to link a classification number with a related controlled geographic name heading. The values in the second indicator position or in the data in subfield $2 (Source of heading or term) identify the subject heading system or thesaurus used by an institution to formulate the geographic name index term. Terms not controlled by a thesaurus or authority file are contained in field 753 (Index Term-Uncontrolled).


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

Guidelines for applying subfield $i (Explanatory text) and subfield $0 (Record control number) and examples of field 751 are provided in this section. Guidelines for applying the remaining content designators and input conventions are provided in the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data: field 651 (Subject Added Entry-Geographic Name).

SUBFIELD CODES

$i - Explanatory text
Explanatory text associated with the index term.
$0 - Record control number
See the description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

EXAMPLES

084 0#$alcc
[Library of Congress Classification]
153 ##$aD965.5$hHistory (General)$hEurope (General)$hDescription and travel$hBy region$jNorth Sea
751 #0$aNorth Sea Region$xDescription and travel.
084 0#$alcc
[Library of Congress Classification]
153 ##$aG3732.A3$hMaps$hBy region or country$hAmerica. Western Hemisphere$hNorth America$hUnited States$hEastern United states, 1870 and later$hNortheastern States$hNortheast Atlantic states$hNew England$hMaine$hRegions, natural features, etc., A-Z$jAcadia National Park
751 #0$aAcadia National Park (Me.)$vMaps.
084 0#$alcc
[Library of Congress Classification]
153 ##$zH1$a68.95$hTables of geographical divisions$hAsia$hMiddle East. Near East$hArabian Peninsula. Arabia. Persian Gulf States$jKuwait
751 #0$aKuwait.$0(DLC)n##8053139
[Record is for a table number, indicated by code b in 008/06 (Kind of record).]
084 0#$alcc
[Library of Congress Classification]
153 ##$aF191$cF205$hUnited States local history$jDistrict of Columbia. Washington
751 #0$aWashington (D.C.)$xHistory.
084 0#$alcc
[Library of Congress Classification]
153 ##$aHC106.7$hEconomic history and conditions$hBy region or country$hAmerica. Western Hemisphere$hNorth America$hUnited States$hBy period$j1971-1981
751 #0$aUnited States$xEconomic conditions$y1971-1981
084 0#$alcc
[Library of Congress Classification]
153 ##$aF786$hUnited States local history$hThe New Southwest. Southwestern States$j1848-1950
680 0#$iIncluding the region of the Mexico Cession of 1848, the Texas Purchase of 1850, and the Gadsden Purchase.
680 0#$iIncluding the Mexican boundary; Santa Fe Trail; frontier troubles with Mexico, Gadsden Purchase, 1853; etc.
751 #0$aUnited States$xBoundaries$zMexico
084 0#$addc$c21
[Dewey Decimal Classification]
153 ##$z2$a811$hGeographic Areas, Historical Periods, Persons$kSpecific continents, countries, localities; extraterrestrial worlds$kThe modern world; extraterrestrial worlds$hSouth America$hBrazil$jNorthern region
680 1#$iClass here Amazon River
751 #0$aAmazon River.
084 0#$addc$c21
[Dewey Decimal Classification]
153 ##$z2$a42134$hGeographic Areas, Historical Periods, Persons$kSpecific continents, countries, localities; extraterrestrial worlds$kThe modern world; extraterrestrial worlds$hEurope. Western Europe$hEngland and Wales$kEngland$hGreater London$hWest London$jKensington and Chelsea Royal Borough
751 #0$aKensington and Chelsea (London, England)
084 0#$addc$c21
[Dewey Decimal Classification]
153 ##$a330.944$hSocial sciences$hEconomics$hEconomic situation and conditions$hGeographic treatment (Economic geography) by specific continents, countries, localities$hEurope. Western Europe$jFrance and Monaco
751 #0$aFrance$xEconomic conditions.
084 0#$addc$c21
[Dewey Decimal Classification]
153 ##$a938.05$hGeography, history, and auxiliary disciplines$kHistory of ancient world; of specific continents, countries, localities; of extraterrestrial worlds$hHistory of ancient world to ca. 499$kSpecific places$hGreece to 323$jPeriod of Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.
751 #0$aGreece$xHistory$yPeloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.

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