Textual description of the holdings of indexes in the collections of the reporting organization. It may be used instead of or in addition to field 865 (Enumeration and Chronology--Indexes) and any related 855 (Captions and Pattern--Indexes) to record and/or display all or part of the holdings.
Guidelines for applying the content designators defined for field 868 and input conventions are given in the 866-868 Textual Holdings-General Information section.
General description of the four types of holdings data fields, their relationship to each other, and the repeatability of each is given in the 853-878 Holdings Data-General Information section.
|865||42$81.3$a1969-1978$oTen year cumulative index|
|868||40$80$a1937-1942, 1946-1968, plus 1969/1978 cumulative
[The 868 field provides an alternative display and replaces the 865 fields.]