Cold Regions Bibliography
Search Help: STAR Field Tags
In the DOS version of STAR, there are 2 types of field tags, one for searching
and the other for the record entry form. The fields in the order they appear
in a record entry form are as follows. The search tag is listed first, followed
by the field label seen on the entry form. We have added a brief explanation
of the field (if needed).
Main Entry Type
Is the item listed under a personal name, meeting
name, corporate body, or title?
Pert. Code (a/c/b)
Pertinancy code; classifies item as a=antarctic,
c=crrel, or b=both
CRREL Acc. No.
CRREL accession number
Ant. Acc. No.
Antarctic accession number
Editor, Compiler, etc
Affiliation and/or address; in the case of multiple
authors, given for 1st author only
English language title
Abbreviated or clarified title
Title of journal, etc.
Pagination; also includes any special features
such as folded maps, appendixes, computer disks
Volume and Issue
Publication date of the specific volume cited
Title of a series; e.g., conference proceedings
City of Pub.
Place of publication; used for monographs
Used for monographs
Used for monographs
Lists the language of the text, the number of
references, general explanatory notes
Antarctic primary subject category
Antarctic secondary subject category
Antarctic subject term
CRREL subject term
Used for a CRREL item; a subject term not on authority
list of CRREL terms
Provided for all a and b items as well as many
c items written by CRREL authors
Language of text
Language in which item originally appeared
Grantee of the National Science Foundation; used
for Antarctic items
CRREL Report No.
LC Call No.
Library of Congress Call Number
Non-LC Call No.
Non-Library of Congress Call Number
Used for patent numbers, technical series report
Form of Item
Is the author or one of the co-authors a CRREL
employee or contractor?
Method of Acq.
Method of acquisition
Is the first author American? used for Antarctic
Is the item a collection of papers from a conference?
Date of Pub.
Date of source publication; appears in the form
Country in which item was published; name appears
in full, followed by a 2-letter code for that country
Are there 20 or more references?