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662 - Subject Added Entry-Hierarchical Place Name (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
May 2017

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Subfield Codes
  • $a - Country or larger entity (R)
  • $b - First-order political jurisdiction (NR)
  • $c - Intermediate political jurisdiction (R)
  • $d - City (NR)
  • $e - Relator term (R)
  • $f - City subsection (R)
  • $g - Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature (R)
  • $h - Extraterrestrial area (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source of heading or term (NR)
  • $4 - Relationship (R)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Hierarchical form of a geographic name used as a subject added entry.

Subject added entries are assigned to a bibliographic record to provide access according to generally accepted cataloging and thesaurus-building rules.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Country or larger entity

Name of a country or a larger political jurisdiction. It also contains the names of geographical areas/entities such as continents or hemispheres at a country level or higher. Subfield $a may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662 ##$aAntarctica.$2lcsh/naf
662 ##$aJapan$cHokkaido$gAsahi-dake.$2pemracs
662 ##$aWorld$aAsia$bJapan$gHokkaido (island)$gHokkaido (region)$cHokkaido (prefecture)$gAsahi-Dake.$2tgn

$b - First-order political jurisdiction

Name of a first-order political jurisdiction or division and, depending on the country, can include the names of states, provinces, territories, départements, etc.

662 ##$bMaryland$cMontgomery$dSilver Spring.$2gnis
662 ##$aWorld$aNorth and Central America$aUnited States$bMaryland$cMontgomery$dSilver Spring.$2tgn

$c - Intermediate political jurisdiction

Name of a second-order or lower political jurisdiction or division but not including towns or cities, and, depending on the country, can include the names of counties, islands, municipalities, prefectures, regions, etc. Subfield $c may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662 ##$bOntario$cEssex$dWindsor.$2cgnbd
662 ##$aWorld$aNorth and Central America$aCanada$cOntario$dWindsor.$2tgn

$d - City

Name of a city or town.

662 ##$aJapan (nation)$gKanto (region)$cTokyo (metropolis)$dTokyo (inhabited place)$fShibuya.$2tgn

$e - Relator term

Designation of the relationship between a hierarchical place name and the described materials.

$f - City subsection

Name of a smaller unit within a populated place, e.g., neighborhoods, parks or streets.

662 ##$aUnited States$bCalifornia$cLos Angeles (County)$dLos Angeles$fLittle Tokyo.$2tgn

$g - Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature

Name of a terrestrial nonjurisdictional geographic entity, e.g., rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, etc. Subfield $g may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662 ##$aAfrica$gNile River$gSixth Cataract.$2tgn

$h - Extraterrestrial area

Name of any extraterrestrial entity or space and includes solar systems, galaxies, star systems, and planets as well as geographic features of individual planets, etc. Subfield $h may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662 ##$hMars$hValles Marineris.$2MARC code for Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$2 - Source of heading or term

MARC code that identifies the source list from which the heading or term was assigned. Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.

662 ##$aUnited States$bNew York (State)$gNiagara Falls.$2lcsh/naf
662 ##$aCanada$bOntario (Province)$gNiagara Falls.$2lcsh/naf

$4 - Relationship

Code or URI that specifies the relationship from the entity described in the record to the entity referenced in the field. A source of relationship codes is: MARC Code List for Relators.

$6 - Linkage

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.


INPUT CONVENTIONS

Subfield order - Subfields should be in descending order from highest level place to lowest level place.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

$0 - Authority record control number [NEW, 2007]
$0 - Authority record control number [REDEFINED, 2010]
$4 - Relator code [RENAMED, 2017] [REDESCRIBED, 2017]

Subfield $4 was renamed and redescribed to allow for the recording of relationship URIs in addition to MARC and non-MARC codes.


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