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GND indexes and indexed fields

Find the numeric and text indexes, including fields and subfields indexed, available in the GND authority file.

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  • For searching, the fields below are indexed by individual word.

GND numeric indexes

Index (label) MARC fields indexed MARC subfields indexed (keyword search)
Control Number (ar:) 001  
019  
Other Control Number (on:) 035 a z

GND text indexes

Index (label) MARC fields indexed MARC subfields indexed (keyword search)
Cartographic Data (cm:) 034 d e f g z
Cataloging Source (cs:) 040 a c d
Chronology (ch:) 148, 448, 548 a v x y z
182, 482, 582 v x y z
Corporate/Conference Name (co:) 046 q r
110, 410, 510 a b c d e g i n
111, 411, 511 a c d e g i j n q
151, 451, 551 a
Descriptive Convention (dx:) 040 e
Entity Attributes (en:) 046 f g k l q r s t
368 a b c
370 a b c e f g s t
371 a b c d e m s t z
372, 373, 374, 375 a s t
376 a b c s t
377 a l
378 q
380, 381, 384, 388 a
382 a b d p v
383 a b c d e
386 a b m n
Established Heading Linking Entry Phrase: $0 (ls0=) All 7xx fields $0 and its contents
Established Heading Linking Entry Phrase: Corporate/Conference (lcn=) 710 a b c d e g n
711 a c d e g j n q
Established Heading Linking Entry Phrase: Geographic Name (lge=) 751 a g v x y z
Established Heading Linking Entry Phrase: Personal Name (lpn=) 700 a b c d e g j q
Established Heading Linking Entry Phrase: Topical Term (lsu=) 750 a b g v x y z
Established Heading Linking Entry Phrase: Uniform Title (lti=) 730 a d f g h k l m n o p r s t
Geographic Name (ge:) 151, 451, 551 a g v x y z
181, 481, 581, 781 v x y z
Geographic Phrase (gn=) 151, 451, 551 a g v x y z
181, 481, 581, 781 v x y z
Keyword (kw:) All variable fields All subfields
Linking Entry, $0 Record Number (ls0:) All 7xx fields $0 and its contents
Linking Entry, Corporate/Conference Name (lcn:) 710 a b c d e g n
711 a c d e g j n q
Linking Entry, Geographic Name (lge:) 751 a g v x y z
Linking Entry, Personal Name (lpn:) 700 a b c d e g j q
Linking Entry, Topical Term (lsu:) 750 a b g v x y z
Linking Entry, Uniform Title (lti:) 730 a d f g h k l m n o p r s t
Local Data (lcl:) All 9xx fields All subfields
Notes (nt:) 663 a b t 6 8
664 a b t
665, 666, 667, 675, 688 a
670, 678 a b u
680, 681, 682 a i
Personal Name (pn:) 046 f g
100, 400, 500 a b c d e g i j q
Personal Name Phrase (pn=) 100, 400, 500 a b c d e g i j q
Relationship (rx:) 100 e j
110 e
111 j
400, 500, 700 e i j 4
410, 510, 710 e i 4
411, 511, 711 i j 4
430, 450, 451, 455, 462, 480, 481, 482, 485 i 4
530, 550, 551, 555, 562, 580, 581, 582, 585 i 4
730, 748, 750, 751, 755, 762, 780, 781, 782, 785, 788 i 4
See Also, $0 Record Number (sa0:) All 5xx fields $0 and its contents
Subject Phrase (su=) 150, 450, 550 a b g v x y z
Title Phrase (ti=) 100, 400, 500 f g h k l m n o p r s t
110, 410, 510 d f g h k l n o p s t
111, 411, 511 d f g h k l n p s t
130, 430, 530 a d f g h k l m n o p r s t
Title (ti:) 031 d t
100, 400, 500 f g h k l m n o p r s t
110, 410, 510 d f g h k l n o p s t
111, 411, 511 d f g h k l n p s t
130, 430, 530 a d f g h k l m n o p r s t
Topical (su:) 150, 450, 550 a b g v x y z