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SUMMARY STATEMENT OF CONTENT DESIGNATORS


MARC 21 Classification
May 2020

"Full" documentation refers to the MARC 21 Format for Classification 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 Classification Data that contains abridged descriptions of every data element, along with examples.

LEADER

DIRECTORY

VARIABLE CONTROL FIELDS

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

Control Information, Numbers and Codes−General Information

010 Library of Congress Control Number Full | Concise
016 National Bibliographic Agency Control Number Full | Concise
034 Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data Full | Concise
035 System Control Number Full | Concise
040 Record Source Full | Concise
042 Authentication Code Full | Concise
043 Geographic Area Code Full | Concise
066 Character Sets Present Full | Concise
084 Classification Scheme and Edition Full | Concise

Classification Numbers-General Information

Classification Numbers and Terms−General Information

153 Classification Number Full | Concise
154 General Explanatory Index Term Full | Concise

Tracing and References-General Information

253 Complex See Reference Full | Concise
353 Complex See Also Reference Full | Concise
453 Invalid Number Tracing Full | Concise
553 Valid Number Tracing Full | Concise

Notes−General Information

673 Segmented Classification Number Full | Concise
674 Segmentation Instruction Full | Concise
680 Scope Note Full | Concise
681 Classification Example Tracing Note Full | Concise
683 Application Instruction Note Full | Concise
684 Auxiliary Instruction Note Full | Concise
685 History Note Full | Concise
686 Relationship to Source Note Full | Concise

Index Terms−General Information

700 Index Term−Personal Name Full | Concise
710 Index Term−Corporate Name Full | Concise
711 Index Term−Meeting Name Full | Concise
720 Index Term−Uncontrolled Name Full | Concise
730 Index Term−Uniform Title Full | Concise
748 Index Term–Chronological Full | Concise
750 Index Term−Topical Full | Concise
751 Index Term−Geographic Name Full | Concise
753 Index Term−Uncontrolled Full | Concise
754 Index Term−Faceted Topical Terms Full | Concise

Number Building Fields−General Information

761 Add or Divide Like Instructions Full | Concise
762 Table Identification Full | Concise
763 Internal Subarrangement or Add Table Entry Full | Concise
764 Rule Identification Full | Concise
765 Synthesized Number Components Full | Concise
766 Secondary Table Information Full | Concise
768 Citation and Preference Order Instructions Full | Concise

Other Variable Fields−General Information

856 Electronic Location and Access Full | Concise
880 Alternate Graphic Representation Full | Concise
883 Metadata Provenance Full | Concise

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(05/27/2020)
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