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052 - Geographic Classification (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - Concise
2007

Geographic classification code that represents the geographic area and, if applicable, the geographic subarea and populated place name covered by an item.

Indicators
First - Code source
# - Library of Congress Classification
1 - U.S. Dept. of Defense Classification
7 - Source specified in subfield $2
Second - Undefined
# - Undefined
Subfield Codes
$a - Geographic classification area code (NR)
Numeric or alphanumeric code that represents the main geographic area covered by an item.
$b - Geographic classification subarea code (R)
Geographic subarea code related to the geographic area coded in subfield $a.
$d - Populated place name (R)
Approved form of name for a populated place.
$2 - Code source (NR)
MARC code for the source of the geographic classification. Code from: Classification Scheme Source Codes.
$6 - Linkage (NR)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
Examples
052 ##$a3810
052 1#$aBK
052 ##$a4034$bR4$bR8
052 ##$a4033$bF65
052 1#$aUS$b51

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