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600 - Subject Added Entry-Personal Name (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
October 2014

First Indicator Second Indicator
Type of personal name entry element
0 - Forename
1 - Surname
3 - Family name

Thesaurus
0 - Library of Congress Subject Headings
1 - LC subject headings for children's literature
2 - Medical Subject Headings
3 - National Agricultural Library subject authority file
4 - Source not specified
5 - Canadian Subject Headings
6 - Répertoire de vedettes-matière
7 - Source specified in subfield $2


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Personal name (NR)
  • $b - Numeration (NR)
  • $c - Titles and other words associated with a name (R)
  • $d - Dates associated with a name (NR)
  • $e - Relator term (R)
  • $f - Date of a work (NR)
  • $g - Miscellaneous information (R)
  • $h - Medium (NR)
  • $j - Attribution qualifier (R)
  • $k - Form subheading (R)
  • $l - Language of a work (NR)
  • $m - Medium of performance for music (R)
  • $n - Number of part/section of a work (R)
  • $o - Arranged statement for music (NR)
  • $p - Name of part/section of a work (R)
  • $q - Fuller form of name (NR)
  • $r - Key for music (NR)
  • $s - Version (NR)
  • $t - Title of a work (NR)
  • $u - Affiliation (NR)
  • $v - Form subdivision (R)
  • $x - General subdivision (R)
  • $y - Chronological subdivision (R)
  • $z - Geographic subdivision (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source of heading or term (NR)
  • $3 - Materials specified (NR)
  • $4 - Relator code (R)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Subject added entry in which the entry element is a personal name.

Subject added entries are assigned to a bibliographic record to provide access according to established subject cataloging principles and guidelines. Field 600 may be used by any institution assigning subject headings based on the lists and authority files identified in the second indicator position or in subfield $2 (Source of heading or term).


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

Description of the first indicator position and all subfield codes, as well as input conventions for the 600 field are given in the X00 Personal Names-General Information section. Because the second indicator is different for various fields, it is not described in the general information section, but is described below.

INDICATORS

Second Indicator - Thesaurus

Subject heading system or thesaurus used in constructing the subject heading.

0 - Library of Congress Subject Headings

Subject added entry conforms to and is appropriate for use in the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and the Name authority files that are maintained by the Library of Congress.

1 - LC subject headings for children's literature

Subject added entry conforms to the "AC Subject Headings" section of the Library of Congress Subject Headings and is appropriate for use in the LC Annotated Card Program.

2 - Medical Subject Headings

Subject added entry conforms to and is appropriate for use in the National Library of Medicine authority files.

3 - National Agricultural Library subject authority file

Subject added entry conforms to and is appropriate for use in the National Agricultural Library subject authority file.

4 - Source not specified

Subject added entry conforms to a controlled list that cannot be identified by second indicator values 0-3, 5-6 or by a code in subfield $2. Field 653 (Index Term-Uncontrolled) is used to record terms that are not derived from controlled subject heading lists.

5 - Canadian Subject Headings

Subject added entry conforms to and is appropriate for use in the Canadian Subject Headings that is maintained by the Library and Archives Canada.

6 - Répertoire de vedettes-matière

Subject added entry conforms to the Répertoire de vedettes-matière that is maintained by the Bibliothèque de l'Université Laval.

7 - Source specified in subfield $2

Subject added entry conforms to a set of subject heading system/thesaurus building rules. The identifying code is given in subfield $2.

EXAMPLES

600 00$aElijah,$c(Biblical prophet)
600 30$aClark family$vFiction.
600 00$aZacchaeus$c(Biblical character)
600 10$aPushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich,$d1799-1837$xMuseums$zRussia (Federation)$zMoscow$vMaps.
600 10$aNixon, Richard M.$q(Richard Milhouse),$d1913-$xPsychology.
600 00$aGautama Buddha$vEarly works to 1800.
600 00$aJesus Christ$xHistory of doctrines$yEarly church, ca. 30-600.
600 10$aKennedy, John F.$q(John Fitzgerald),$d1917-1963$xAssassination.
600 11$aMagellan, Ferdinand,$dd 1521.
600 10$aMonroe, Marilyn,$d1926-1962,$edepicted.
[Silkscreen of Marilyn Monroe]
600 10$aClovio, Giulio,$d1498-1578,$edepicted.
[Portrait of the miniaturist Giulio Clovio]

INPUT CONVENTIONS

Display Constants

- [dash associated with the content of subfield $v, $x, $y, and $z]

Dash (-) that precedes a subdivision in an extended 600 subject heading is not carried in the MARC record. It may be system generated as a display constant associated with the content of subfield $v, $x, $y, and $z.

 
Content designated field :
600 10$aBrunhoff, Jean de,$d1899-1937$xCharacters$xBabar.
Display example:
Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937-Characters-Babar.

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