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Search tips for OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging

General and index-specific searching tips for those configuring the library's Z39.50 client for use with WorldCat. Includes information for non-Latin scripts.

Introduction

This document provides information about searching for library staff who help plan the configuration of the library's Z39.50 client. It also helps those who train or supervise staff who will use the OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging service.

For OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging, searching methods are determined by the capabilities of the OCLC server and by the implementation of the capabilities in your library's local system client. For example, the server makes several indexes available for searching. The library decides which indexes its client will support and how staff will use them.

The Configuration guide for OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging also contains information about the server's searching capabilities.

For information describing MARC record structure, character sets, and exchange media formatting, see OCLC-MARC Records.

SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalog. This database is the only online union catalog of auction catalog records in existence. These records have been loaded into WorldCat. To search for only SCIPIO records, just search as you normally would and add the Authentication Code index with “scipio” to your search.

General search tips

Databases available

In addition to OLUCWorldCat, you can use the OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging service to search these OCLC databases:

Database More information
OCLCAuthoritiesLC Search tips for OCLC Z39.50 Authorities: Library of Congress indexes and indexed fields
Canadiana (CAOONL) Search tips for OCLC Z39.50 Authorities:Canadiana indexes and indexed fields

Depending upon your client, separate sessions may be required for each database.

Indexes available

The indexes provided by the server are listed in the section below about MARC fields and subfields indexed.

Word and phrase indexes

Most indexes in OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging are word or phrase indexes. The following examples highlight the differences between them:

  • To search for the title Baffled, but not beaten, or, Nick Carter's fight for life in a phrase index, you must enter the entire title: baffled but not beaten or nick carters fight for life. Your search finds only records containing that specific title.

    In a word index you enter one-or-more words from the title, for example, you might enter baffled and beaten. Your search finds the records containing the title Baffled, but not beaten, or, Nick Carter's fight for life and it also finds other records containing baffled and beaten.
     
  • To search for the title Emma in a phrase index, you enter emma. Your search finds only records containing that one-word title.

    In a word index, if you enter emma, your search finds all records containing emma anywhere in the title.

Index browsing

The OCLC server supports the Z39.50 Scan Service capability. If your client supports that capability, you can browse indexes to view a list of the words or phrases included. When you want to use a phrase index, OCLC recommends browsing it first to verify the phrase before searching.

Stopwords

In word indexes. Stopwords (listed below) are words that are not included in word indexes because they occur frequently and do not add to the content of the indexes. Exclude stopwords from searches in word indexes. If you include a stopword in a word index search, the server returns an error message.

In phrase indexes. Include stopwords in searches of phrase indexes. However, exclude a, an, or the when it is the first word of a title.

a for in she was
an from into so were
and had is than when
are has it that which
as have its the with
at he not their would
be her of there you
but his on this  
by if or to  

Punctuation and symbols

Include the following letters, digits, punctuation marks, and symbols in searches:

  • Letters, a-z
  • Digits, 0-9
  • - (hyphen) within words
  • & (ampersand) within words

You do not need to capitalize names or other proper nouns in searches. All letters are treated as lowercase whether you enter them as lowercase or uppercase.

Exclude hyphens when they are preceded and followed by blank spaces. Include them within words, such as high-energy. Search for hyphenated words in various ways. For example: post operative, post-operative, postoperative.

When an ampersand (&) is preceded and followed by blank spaces, exclude it in word indexes but include it in phrase indexes. Include ampersands within words in word or phrase indexes. For example, enter at&t.

Substitute a space for a / (slash). For example, enter men women instead of men/women.

Exclude other punctuation marks and symbols. Do not substitute a space for them. For example, to search for O'Hara, enter ohara.

Index-specific search tips

ISSN, ISBN, LCCN

When searching for International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSNs), International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs), and Library of Congress Control Numbers (LCCNs), use the following rules:

  • Enter an ISSN with a hyphen. For example, to search for ISSN 0043-5651, enter: 0043-5651
  • Enter an ISBN without hyphens. For example, to search for ISBN 0-316-08275-9, enter: 0316082759
  • Enter an LCCN as an eight- or ten-digit number without a hyphen. The first two or four (beginning 2001) digits represent the year; the remainder of the number has six digits including leading zeros. For example:
    • to search for the LCCN 86-3211, enter: 86003211
    • to search for the LCCN 2001-33918, enter: 2001033918

Music number

Music number searching has been normalized. Data is concatenated up to parentheses, periods and dashes ( “ab(123)”, “ab.123”, and “ab-123” are all searchable as “ab123”). Each music number up to a comma is indexed alone. All letters of your search term are significant and should be included. The maximum number of valid numbers per record is 20.

Dewey Decimal classification

Dewey Decimal classification indexes use only the subject portion of the call numbers assigned. Decimal points are retained. Concatenate all spaces and ignore all punctuations except periods.

For example, to search for the subject Manned space flight, enter: 629.45.

Library of Congress classification

Library of Congress classification indexes use only the subject portion of the call numbers assigned. Zero ranging has been eliminated. Only subfield a of the classification number is searchable. For example “QA74.M7” can now only be accessed under “QA74”.

Government document number

Delete all punctuation and spaces to search government document numbers.

For example, to search for Y 4.P 96/10:N 81 d, enter: y4p9610n81d

Subject heading phrase

Each part of a subject heading is indexed as a separate phrase. For example, Ireland--History--Civil War, 1922-1923 is indexed as the following phrases:

  • ireland
  • history
  • civil war 1922-1923

Right truncation is supported for subject heading phrases.

Title phrase

Omit initial articles (a, an, the, and the non-English equivalents) from your title search.

The title and subtitle (subfields a and b of the 245 field) are combined and indexed as a single phrase. For example, Around the majors in 60 days : my baseball dream is indexed as around the majors in 60 days my baseball dream. Because right truncation is supported for title phrases, you can enter around the majors to search for this title and others that begin around the majors, if right truncation is set.

If your client supports the Z39.50 Scan Service, you can browse indexes to view a list of the words or phrases included. OCLC recommends browsing the title phrase index before searching to verify the phrase to use.

Authors names in phrase indexes

When searching a subject phrase index for records describing materials about an author (or any person), enter the last name first and then the first name. Do not enter a comma after the last name.

When searching an author phrase index for records describing materials by an author, enter the last name first, a comma, and then the first name.

If your client supports the Z39.50 Scan Service, you can browse indexes to view a list of the words or phrases included. OCLC recommends browsing the author phrase index before searching to verify the phrase to use.

When you browse an author phrase index, last names that begin with the same word are listed in the following order:

  1. Two-word unhyphenated last names
  2. Two-word hyphenated last names
  3. Single-word last names

For example, the following names would appear in the order shown below:

  1. lloyd weber, andrew
  2. lloyd-jones, charles
  3. lloyd, alan

Date of sale (SCIPIO only)

You can enter a date of sale as a single day (month-day-year or month-year) or as a date range.

  • Single day: Enter April 15, 2005 as 04152005
    Or
    Single month: Enter April, 2005 as 042005
     
  • Date range. Enter any date within the range. Given a record representing a sale held from June 25, 1955 to July 9, 1955, users should be able to enter:

    Date range: 06291955 (June 29, 1955) or 06301955-07311955 (June 30-July 3, 1955)

MARC fields and subfields indexed

Keyword Government Number Other Class Number
Access Method Individual Auctioneer's Name (SCIPIO only) Other Format
Access Restrictions ISBN Other Subject Headings
Action Note ISSN Personal Name
Auction House Name (SCIPIO only) ISSN-L Physical Description
Authentication Code Language Index/Restrictor Place of Publication
Author Keyword Language of Cataloging Description Place of Sale (SCIPIO only)
Author Phrase LC Children's Literature Subject Headings Publisher
Cataloging Source LC Classification Report Number
Character Sets LC Subject Headings Répertoire des vedettes matière
Citation Index (SCIPIO only) LCCN Sale Code (SCIPIO only)
Collection Level Library and Archive Canada Classification Sears Subject Headings
Collector or Seller Name(s) (SCIPIO only) Library and Archives Canada Subject Headings Series Title
Corporate & Conference Name Material Type Restrictor Standard Number
Country of Publication MESH Subject Headings Subject All
Date Created as MARC Music Number Subject Headings
Date of Sale (SCIPIO only) Musical Composition Restrictor Title Key (Unique Serial Title)
Description Conventions NAL Classification Title Keyword
Descriptor NAL Subject Headings Title Phrase
Dewey Decimal Named Conference and Corporation UDC
Dewey Decimal Edition (d2) Named Person Uniform Title
Document Type Restrictor National Bibliographic Number Update Date
Entity Attributes NLM Classification Vendor Information
Genre/Form Notes Year of Publication (Date1)
Geographic Coverage OCLC Accession Number Year of Publication (Date2)

 Note: The Update Date does not display in the record. The 005 field displays the current date and time.

Introduction

For each index, the table below lists the combinations of Use and Structure attributes used to access the index through the OCLC Z39.50 server. The table also lists the MARC fields and subfields covered by the index. Where "word" is valid as a structure attribute, "word list" is valid as well.

Please note that WorldCat indexing does not directly follow the Bib-1 attribute set and there may be local differences between what OCLC has mapped and the Bib-1 attribute set available on the Library of Congress Z39.50 Maintenance Agency Page.

Z39.50 attribute map for OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging indexing

Keyword Index
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1016/word

5110/word
Author keyword1 

Title keyword1 

Notes1 

Subject1 

Publisher1

Place of Publication1

008 Date 1

008 Date 2

020/az

034/abdefgz3

052/ab

255/abcde

502/bcdgo

506/af

518/dop

530/bcd3

586/a


1These fields are fully described further down in this documentation. 
Access Method
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1209/word

5856/word
856/u
 

 Note: Each punctuation is a separation to a new "word" in the URL. Stopwords are not included for this index.

Access Restrictions
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5068/word, phrase 506/af
Action Note
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5016/word 583/achil235
Auction House Name (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5060/word, phrase 110/a-enu
Authentication Code
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6900/word, phrase 042/a
Author Keyword1
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1003/word

5003/word
100/abcdjqu

110/abcdenu

111/acdenqu

245/c

505/r

508/a

511/a

550/a

700/abcdjqu

710/abcden

711/acdenq

720/a

770/a

773/a

780/a

785/a

787/a

790/abcdjqu

791/abcden

792/acdenq

796/abcdjqu

797/abcden

798/acdenq

800/abcdqu

810/abcden

811/acdenq

896/abcdqu

897/abcen

898/acdenq


1Commas not necessary for searching names 
Author Phrase1
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1003/phrase

5003/phrase
100/abcdjq

110/abcdn

111/acdenq

700/abcdjq

710/abcdn

711/acdenq

720/a

790/abcdjq

791/abcdn

792/acdenq

796/abcdjq

797/abcdn

798/acdenq


1The first comma in the phrase is retained in the search for data in the 100 and 700 fields used for personal names. In Author Phrase, the other corporate and conference authors do not retain any commas.
Cataloging Source
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6119/phrase 040/ac
Character Sets
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6111/word 066/c
 

 Note: Valid terms are:

  • ara (Arabic)
  • ben (Bengali)
  • cjk (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean)
  • cyr (Cyrillic)
  • dev (Devanagari)
  • gre (Greek)
  • hbr (Hebrew)
  • tam (Tamil)
  • tha (Thai)
Citation Index (former Lugt/Lancour) (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5940/word, phrase 510/ac
Collection Level
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5999/word 773/w

810/w

811/w

830/w
Collector or Seller Name(s) (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5063/word, phrase 600/a-djq

653/a

696/a-djq
Cooperative Programs
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1019/word 008 <source>

040/ac

042/a

 

 Note: From Scrc code in 008, 040, and 042 fields

Corporate & Conference Name1,2
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1005/word, phrase

1006/word, phrase
110/abcdenu1

111/acdenqu

653/a if the 2nd indicator is 2 or 3

710/abcden1

711/acdenq


1The 110/eu and 710/e are only available in the keyword forms of their respective indexes.
  791/abcden2

792/acdenq

797/abcden2

798/acdenq


2The 791/e and 797/e are only available in the keyword forms of their respective indexes.
Country of Publication
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6104/word, phrase 008/15-17

044/ac
Date Created as MARC
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5991/word, phrase 008/00-05 "Entered"

 

 Note: Enter date in the format yyyymmdd (y=year, m=month, d=day).

Date of Sale (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1145/word, date 033/a
Description Conventions
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5067/word 040/e
Descriptor
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5650/word,phrase 600/x

610/x

611/x

630/x

650/abx

651/x

653/a if the 2nd indicator is 0

655/x

690/abx

691/x

696/x

697/x

698/x

699/x
Dewey Decimal
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
13/word 082/a

092/a

695/a if the 2nd indicator is 1
Dewey Decimal Edition (d2)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6100/word 082/2

092/2 
Document Type Restrictor
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1001/word, phrase 008 <source>

945/f

 

 Note: 008 Valid terms are:

  • bks (Books)
  • ser (Serials)
  • vis (Visual materials)
  • rec (Sound recordings)
  • sco (Musical scores)
  • map (Maps)
  • com (Computer files)
  • mix (Mixed material)
  • url (Internet resources)
  • art (Papers/Articles)
Entity Attributes
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6112/word, phrase 046/kl

340/abcdefhijkmno

344/abcdefgh

345/ab

346/ab

347/abce

377/al

380/a

381/a

382/abdpv

383/abcde

384/a
Genre/Form
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5655/word, phrase 655/abv

600/v

610/v

611/v

630/v

650/v

651/v

653/a if the 2nd indicator is 6

690/v

691/v

696/v

697/v

698/v

699/v
Geographic Coverage1,2
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
58/word, phrase 043/a1

651/az

600/z

610/z

611/z

630/z

650/z

653/a if the 2nd indicator is 5

655/z


1043/a is indexed as the English terms represented by the codes.
Government Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
50/word 074/a

086/az 
Individual Auctioneer's Name (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5039/word, phrase 700/a-djqu

796/a-djqu
ISBN
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
7/word, phrase 020/az
ISSN
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
8/word, phrase 022/ayz
ISSN-L
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5558/word, phrase 022/lm
Language Index/Restrictor
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
54/word,phrase 008 language (USMARC code)

041/2 if the 2nd indicator is 7

041/a if the 1st indicator is 0

041/bdefgj

377/a
Language of Cataloging Description
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1183/word 040/b
LC Children's Literature Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 1)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1008/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
LC Classification
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
16/word, phrase 050/ad

055/a

090/a

695/a if the 2nd indicator is 0
 

 Note: 

  • No zero fillers
  • Not rangeable
  • All punctuation except periods ignored
LC Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 0)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
27/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
LCCN
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
9/phrase 010/abz
Library and Archives Canada Classification
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5055/word 055/a

 

 Note:

  • No zero fillers
  • Not rangeable
  • All punctuation except periods ignored
Library and Archives Canada Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 5)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5300/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
Material Type Restrictor
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1031/word, phrase 945/mnpq
 

 Note: Based on information in the Leader, 006, 007, 008, and looking for terms in specific parts of the record

MESH Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 2)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5300/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
Music Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
51/word, phrase 028/a1


1Music number standardized
Musical Composition Restrictor
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5847/word, phrase 006/01-02 if the 006/00 is c, d, i, j

008/18-19 if the Leader/06 is c, d, i, j

047/a
NAL Classification
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
18/word 070/a

 

 Note:

  • No zero fillers
  • Not rangeable
  • All punctuation except periods ignored
NAL Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 3)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5300/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
Named Conference and Corporation
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5610/word, phrase

5611/word, phrase
610/abcdnp

611/acdenpq

697/abcdnp

698/acdenpq
Named Person1
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1009/word, phrase 600/abcdjq

653/a if the 2nd indicator is 1

696/abcdjq


1The first comma is retained as part of the search for this index only.
National Bibliographic Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
48/word 015/az2
NLM Classification 
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
17/word, phrase 060/ab

096/ab

695 ab if the 2nd indicator is 2

 

 Note:

  • No zero fillers
  • Not rangeable
  • All punctuation except periods ignored
Notes
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
63/word 500/a

501/a

502/abcdgo

504/a

505/art

506/af

508/a

511/a

518/a dop

520/ab

521/a

530/bcd3

533/abcdefn

534/at

536/abcdefgh

538/a

545/a

550/a

586/a

590/a

753/abc
OCLC Accession Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
12/word, phrase

1211/word, phrase
001 

019/a
Other Class Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5073/word, phrase 055/a (2nd indicator = 6, 7, 8, or 9)

084/a

098/a

099/a

695 (2nd indicator = 4, 5, or 9)
Other Format
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5029/phrase 776/w
 

 Note: Enter "(OCoLC)" with or without the parentheses, followed by the OCLC number. Any blanks or spaces that follow the OCLC number are ignored. "OCoLC" is not case-sensitive.

Other Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 7)1
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6136/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz2

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz2

611/acdegknpqtvxyz2

630/adkmnoprstvxyz2

648/avxyz2

650/abvxyz2

651/avxyz2

655/abvxyz2

690/abvxyz2

691/avxyz2

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz2

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz2

698/acdegknpqtvxyz2

699/adkmnoprstvxyz2


1Subfield 2 not available for phrase
Personal Name
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1004/word, phrase 100/abcdjqu

700/abcdjqu

790/abcdjqu

796/abcdjqu


1The first comma in the phrase is retained in the search for data in the 100 and 700 fields used for personal names. In Author Phrase, the other corporate and conference authors do not retain any commas.

2Subfield u not available for phrase
Physical Description
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5995/word, phrase 300/a
Place of Publication
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
59/word 257/a

260/ae

261/f

264/a

533/b

752/abcd
Place of Sale  (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5062/word 500/a

518/a
 

 Note: Text in these subfields must be preceded by "Place of sale:" or "Place of auction:".

Publisher
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1018/word, phrase 260/bf

261/abe

264/b

533/c
Report Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1027/word, phrase 027/az

088/a
 

 Note: Collapse all punctuation.

Répertoire des vedettes matière (2nd indicator = 6)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
28/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

619/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
Sale Code (SCIPIO only)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5030/word, phrase 024/a
Sears Subject Headings (2nd indicator = 8)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1210/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
Series Title
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5/word, phrase 440/anpvx

490/avx

533/f

534/f

760/astxy

762/astxy

800/abcdegkmnopqrstv

810/abcdegkmnoprstv

811/acdegknpstv

830/adfgkmnoprstv

896/abcdegkmnopqrstv

897/abcdegkmnoprstv

898/acdegknpstv

899/adfgkmnoprstv
Standard Number
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1007/word, phrase 010/abz

015/az

016/az

020/az

022/almyz

024/az

027/az

028/a

030/az

037/a

088/a

440/x

490/x

534/oxz

700/x

710/x

711/x

730/x

760/xyz

762/xyz

770/ruxyz

773/uxyz

776/xyz

780/xyz

785/xyz

790/x

791/x

792/x

793/x

796/x

797/x

798/x

799/x
Subject All
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5090/ phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

653/a

655/abvxyz
Subject Headings
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
21/word, phrase 600/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

610/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

611/acdegknpqtvxyz

630/adkmnoprstvxyz

648/avxyz

650/abvxyz

651/avxyz

653/a

655/abvxyz

690/abvxyz

691/avxyz

696/abcdegjkmnopqrstvxyz

697/abcdegkmnoprstvxyz

698/acdegknpqtvxyz

699/adkmnoprstvxyz
Title Key (Unique Serial Title)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
33/word, phrase 222/ab 
Title Keyword
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
4/word

5245/word
100/t

110/t

111/t

130/adfgkmnoprst

210/a

214/a

222/ab

240/adfgkmnoprs

242/abnp

243/adfgkmnoprs

245/abfgknp

246/abnp

247/abnp

440/anp

490/a

505/t

700/gkmnoprst

710/dgkmnoprst

711/gknpst

730/adfgkmnoprst

740/anp

770/ast

773/pst

780/st

785/st

787/st

790/gkmnoprst

791/dgkmnoprst

792/gknpst

793/adfgkmnoprst

796/gkmnoprst

797/dgkmnoprst

798/gknpst

799/adfgkmnoprst

800/gkmnoprst

810/dgkmnoprst

811/gknpst

830/adfgkmnoprstv

896/gkmnoprst

897/dgkmnoprst

898/gknpst

899/adfgkmnoprstv
Title Phrase1
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
4/phrase

5245/phrase
130/adfgkmnoprst

222/ab

240/adfgkmnoprs

245/abfgknp1

246/abnp

505/t

730/adfgkmnoprst

740/anp

793/adfgkmnoprst

799/adfgkmnoprst


1245 subfields a and b can be combined in phrase search
UDC
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
14/word 080/a

695/a if the 2nd indicator is 3
Uniform Title
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
6/word, phrase 130/adfgkmnoprst

240/adfgkmnoprs

243/adfgkmnoprs

700/kmnopqrst

710/dgkmnporst

711/dgknpst

730/adfgkmnoprst

790/gkmnoprst

791/dgkmnoprst

792/dgknpst

793/adfgkmnoprst

796/gkmnoprst

797/dgkmnoprst

798/dgknpst

799/adfgkmnoprst
Update Date
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
1012/word 005/00-07

 

 Note:

  • Date record was last replaced.
  • Enter date in the format yyyymmdd (y=year, m=month, d=day).
  • The Update Date does not display in the record. The 005 field displays the current date and time.
Vendor Information
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5938/word 938/ab
Year of Publication (Date1)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
31/year, date 008 <Date1>1

046/c


1All Date1, even for date type "r", restrictor only
Year of Publication (Date2)
Use/Structure attrib. MARC fields and subfields indexed
5031/year, date 008 <Date2>

046e

Holdings

Z39.50 users can see other institutions' specific holdings in full records only via multiple 948 fields. To view holdings, users must configure their service for either Element Set Name FD (view default holdings) or Element Set Name FA (view all holdings). The resulting records will have the same display as Element Set Name F but with holdings.

 Note: Holdings display is not available for Element Set Names F1, F2, F3 (non-Latin data).

See Configuration guide for OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging for additional information.

Default holdings

When you choose default holdings, the default is determined as follows:

If... Then...
More than 20 libraries hold the item and 10 or more of them are in your location (U.S. state, Canadian province, other country, or other continent). The system displays holdings information for libraries in your location.
More than 20 libraries hold the item and fewer than 10 of them are in your location, but 10 or more of them are in your region. The system displays holdings information for libraries in your region. For more information about regions, see Regional Groupings in Library Holdings Display.
20 or fewer libraries hold the item or more than 20 libraries hold the item, but fewer than 10 of them are in your location or region. The system displays all holdings information.

948 fields

The 948 fields are configured as follows:

Subfield... Contains
a ISO country code
b U.S. state or Canadian province information; for all other countries this field is not included
c OCLC institution symbol
d Library name

The 948 fields are listed alphabetically by library name.

Examples:

  • 948 ‡a US ‡b OH ‡c APL ‡d Akron-Summit Cnty Pub Libr
  • 948 ‡a US ‡b OH ‡c SID ‡d Amos Mem Pub Libr
  • 948 ‡a US ‡b OH ‡c OH9WF ‡d Avon Lake Pub Libr

 Note: Widely-held items with large numbers of 948 fields may produce records too large for some Z39.50 clients to display.

Non-Latin scripts

Z39.50 Cataloging supports non-Latin scripts using either the MARC-8 or the UTF-8 Unicode character sets (see MARC-8 note).

Four options are available. Note that fields may have a different overall appearance and 880 fields may not display in your particular Z39.50 client. See Configuration guide for OCLC Z39.50 Cataloging for details on selecting an option..

 Note: All records shown are MARC-8.

  • Include all data, with non-Latin scripts in the 880 field(s).
    Example
  • Include Latin script only [no 880 field(s)].
    Example
  • Include all data, with Latin script in the 880 field(s).
    Example
  • Include non-Latin scripts only [no 880 fields(s)].
    Example

MARC-8 note

 Note: When the MARC-8 default is retained, UTF-8 Unicode characters that cannot be converted to MARC-8 are displayed as hexadecimal numeric character references

Example

 

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