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The following table lists the LBD fields that are available in Record Manager for MARC 21 WorldCat bibliographic records.

 Note: Click a field number to go to the description in OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards.

Field Name MARC Description
240 Uniform Title

Identifies an item if it has appeared under varying titles. It brings together records for items entered under both personal and corporate names and bearing variant titles.

500 General Note

A note that provides general information for which a specialized note field (such as a specific 5xx field) has not been defined.

 

Use for the following types of notes:

  • Bibliographic history
  • Physical description enhancements
  • Program notes
  • Series statements that cannot be accommodated in 4xx Fields Translation notes

 

501 "With" Note

A note indicating that more than one bibliographic work is contained in the physical item at the time of execution, issue, publishing or release. These works usually have distinctive titles and lack collective ones. This field usually begins with Issued with:, With:, etc.

 

Use this field also to describe separate works that were bound together locally.

590-598 Local Note

A note of local interest:

  • Inappropriate or unnecessary for the WorldCat record.
  • Pertaining only to the copy of the item located in your institution (accessions information, local holdings or receipt dates).
599 Differentiable Local Note

A differentiable note of local interest :

  • Inappropriate or unnecessary for the WorldCat record.
  • Pertaining only to the copy of the item located in your institution (accessions information, local holdings, or receipt dates).
600 Subject Added Entry–Personal Name

A personal name used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of personal names:

  • Names of persons capable of authorship
  • Phrases having the structure of forenames or surnames. Use this type of entry if a phrase characterizes an author and is the only clue to the author's identity.
  • Names of families
610

Subject Added Entry–Corporate Name (R)

A corporate name used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of corporate names:

  • Organized bodies entered directly under their own names
  • Organized bodies entered under names of political jurisdictions
  • Political jurisdictions standing alone
  • Special corporate names, such as names of abbeys, cathedrals, churches, denominations, monasteries, missions, musical groups, parishes, priories, programs, studies and vessels (Catholic Church, Dire Straits (Musical group), Monasterio Las Descalzas (Lima, Peru), New York Philharmonic, or Writers' Program)
  • Names of conferences, conventions, exhibitions, expeditions, festivals, and meetings entered indirectly, that is, under the name of a corporate body (Labour Party (Great Britain). Conference)
611 Subject Added Entry–Meeting Name

A conference or meeting name used as a subject added entry.

Conference or meeting names are the names of athletic contests, conferences, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, meetings and scientific expeditions.

630 Subject Added Entry–Uniform Title

A uniform title used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreements
650 Subject Added Entry–Topical Term

A topical subject used as a subject added entry.

 

A topical subject added entry consists of a general subject term including the name of an event or object.

 

Use for the following types of topical subject added entries:

  • General terms (Dogs or Chemistry) of the type listed in Library of Congress Subject Headings and other thesauri
  • Names of deities, fictitious characters and mythological figures not capable of authorship (Devil; God; Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character); Robin Hood (Legendary character) or Zeus (Greek deity))
  • Names of events and holidays (Tet Offensive, 1968 or Ramadan)
  • Names or terms applied to individual objects or classes of objects (Universities and colleges)
  • Systematic names of families, genera, species in botany and zoology and chemical compounds (Hemiptera)
651 Subject Added Entry–Geographic Name

A geographic name used as a subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of geographic names:

  • Archaeological sites
  • Geographic regions and celestial bodies (continents, land masses, planets or stars)
  • Natural features (bays, capes, deserts or mountains)
  • Parks and other geographic entities not capable of authorship
  • Political jurisdictions alone or subdivided by subject terms
655 Index Term–Genre/Form

A term indicating the form, genre and/or physical characteristics of the materials being described. Genre terms for textual materials designate specific kinds of materials distinguished by the style or technique of their intellectual content (biographies, catechisms, essays, hymns or reviews).

690 Local Subject Added Entry–Topical Term

A locally devised topical subject used as a subject added entry. Use this field only for topical subject entries not based on LC, AC, NLM, NAL, NLC or Sears or for topical subject entries based on nonstandard applications of these authorities.

691 Local Subject Added Entry–Geographic Name

A locally devised geographic name used as a subject added entry. Use this field only for geographic names not based on LC, AC, NLM, NAL, NLC or Sears or for geographic names based on nonstandard applications of these authorities.

695 Added Class Number (R)

An added class number assigned to materials in classified catalogs. Use a separate field for each added class number.

696 Local Subject Added Entry–Personal Name

A personal name used as a locally-devised subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of personal names:

  • Names of persons capable of authorship
  • Phrases having the structure of forenames or surnames. Use this type of entry if a phrase characterizes an author and is the only clue to the author's identity
  • Names of families
697 Local Subject Added Entry–Corporate Name

A corporate name used as a local subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of corporate names:

 

  • Organized bodies entered directly under their own names
  • Organized bodies entered under names of political jurisdictions
  • Political jurisdictions standing alone
  • Special corporate names, such as names of abbeys, cathedrals, churches, denominations, monasteries, missions, musical groups, parishes, priories, programs, studies and vessels (Catholic Church, Dire Straits (Musical group), Monasterio Las Descalzas (Lima, Peru), New York Philharmonic, or Writers' Program)
  • Names of conferences, conventions, exhibitions, expeditions, festivals and meetings entered indirectly, that is, under the name of a corporate body (Labour Party (Great Britain). Conference)
698 Local Subject Added Entry–Meeting Name

A conference or meeting name used as a local subject added entry (not assigned as fields 698 or 610). Conference or meeting names are the names of athletic contests, conferences, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, meetings and scientific expeditions.

699 Local Subject Added Entry–Uniform Title

A uniform title used as a local subject added entry.

 

Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreements
700 Added Entry–Personal Name

A personal name used as an added entry. (not assigned as fields 600 or 800).

 

Use for the following types of personal names:

  • Names of persons capable of authorship
  • Phrases having the structure of forenames or surnames. Use this type of entry if a phrase characterizes an author and is the only clue to the author's identity
  • Names of families
710 Added Entry–Corporate Name

A corporate name used as an added entry heading(not assigned as fields 610 or field 810). Corporate names are the names of agencies, associations, businesses, firms, governments, institutions, nonprofit enterprises, performing groups, etc.

711 Added Entry–Meeting Name

A conference or meeting name used as an added entry(not assigned as fields 611 or 811). Conference or meeting names are the names of athletic contests, conferences, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, meetings and scientific expeditions.

730 Added Entry–Uniform Title

A uniform title used as an added entry (not assigned as fields 630 or 830).

 

Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreement
790 Local Added Entry–Personal Name

Nonstandard name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information, theses advisor or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 700. Alternatively, you can also use field 796. Follow local practice.

791 Local Added Entry–Corporate Name

Nonstandard corporate added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 710. Alternatively, you can also use field 797. Follow local practice.

792 Local Added Entry–Meeting Name

Nonstandard meeting name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 711. Alternatively, you can also use field 798. Follow local practice.

793 Local Added Entry–Uniform Title

Nonstandard uniform title added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 730. Alternatively, you may also use field 799. Follow local practice.

796 Local Added Entry–Personal Name

Nonstandard name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information, theses advisor or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 700. Alternatively, you can also use field 790. Follow local practice.

797 Local Added Entry–Corporate Name

Nonstandard corporate added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 710. Alternatively, you can also use field 791. Follow local practice.

798 Local Added Entry–Meeting Name

Nonstandard meeting name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 711). Alternatively, you can also use field 792. Follow local practice.

799 Local Added Entry–Uniform Title

Nonstandard uniform title added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in this field as you would in field 730. Alternatively, you can also use field 793. Follow local practice.

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