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NTA indexes and indexed fields

About authority file indexing

  • How you specify the desired index varies with the search method you use. When searching from the basic search box, you must type the index label followed by a colon (:).
  • Not all available indexes are presented in the dropdown list. In the advanced search box, enter the index label followed by a colon to search for an index not presented in the dropdown list.
  • For searching, the fields below are indexed by individual word.

NTA numeric indexes

Index (label) MARC Fields Indexed
Control number (ar:) 001

NTA text indexes

Index (label) MARC Fields Indexed MARC Subfields Indexed (Keyword Search)
NTA Personal Names (pn:) 046 f g k l t
100, 400, 500, 700 a b c d e j q
Keyword (kw:) All variable fields   
Notes (nt:) 663, 664 a b t
665, 666, 667, 675, 688 a
670, 678 a b u
680, 681, 682 a i