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Bibliographic record variable fields

Find the elements of the bibliographic record variable fields.

Each bibliographic record contains alphanumeric data. Tags are in sequence according to the first digit. However, they are not necessarily in numeric sequence within a block of tags beginning with the same number. Even though the nature of cataloging data is such that many tags are not repeated, most variable tags may be repeated. Each variable field ends with a field terminator. The last field ends with both a field terminator and a record terminator.

In OCLC-MARC Records, any element, value, field, subfield, etc., marked obsolete is no longer valid. Current records will not contain these invalid codes. However, records supplied from archives (e.g., OCLC Local Database Creation service records) may contain obsolete MARC coding.

 Note: Unless described otherwise, all fields are valid in all formats. See Bibliographic Formats and Standards for additional information.

  • Tags 010-050
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 010-050.
  • Tags 051-099
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 051-099.
  • Tags 100-199
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 100-199.
  • Tags 200-299
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 200-299.
  • Tags 300-399
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 300-399.
  • Tags 400-499
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 400-499.
  • Tags 500-599
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 500-599.
  • Tags 600-699
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 600-699.
  • Tags 700-799
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 700-799.
  • Tags 800-899
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic record tags 800-899.
  • Tags 900-999
    Find the indicators, subfield codes, repeatability, and definitions for bibliographic tags 900-999.

 

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