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072 - Subject Category Code (R)

MARC 21 LITE Bibliographic
April 2008

Code for the subject category that is associated with the described item.

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First - Undefined
# - Undefined
Second - Code source
7 - Source specified in subfield $2
Subfield Codes
$a - Subject category code (NR)
Code for the broad subject associated with the item.
$x - Subject category code subdivision (R)
Level of specificity within the broader category coded in subfield $a.
$2 - Source (NR)
MARC code that identifies the thesaurus used to assign the subject category code when the second indicator position contains value 7. Code from: MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions.
072 #7$aE5$x.510$2mesh
072 #7$a17$x02.1$2cosatisc

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