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Control Number

Find the fields, subfields, notes, and product availability for the Control Number word (ar:) index.

Word (ar:)


  Connexion FirstSearch and Collection Manager query collections WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label ar: --- ar:
Search? Yes --- Yes
Browse? --- --- ---
Examples ar:9738051
  • 100 a
  • 700 a
Qualifier Index? No
  • Use to search for all bibliographic records that contain the controlled heading
  • Search pn:[personal name] NOT ar:[control number] to retrieve bibliographic records in which the name is not controlled to the authority record (e.g., pn:gay, roxane NOT ar:9738051).