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MARC21 Bibliographic Format Fields

The following table of formats refers to the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic DataOpens in a new window from the Library of Congress.

Tag Field Name
00X Control fields - General information
001 Control number
003 Control number identifier
005 Date and time of latest transaction
006 Fixed-length data elements--Additional material characteristics
007 Physical description fixed field
008 Fixed-length data elements
01X-09X Numbers and codes- General information
010 Library of Congress control number
013 Patent control information
015 National bibliography number
016 National bibliographic agency control number
017 Copyright or legal deposit number
018 Copyright article-fee code
019 Superseded OCLC control number*
020 International standard book number
022 International standard serial number
024 Other standard identifier
025 Overseas acquisition number
026 Fingerprint identifier
027 Standard technical report number
028 Publisher number
030 Coden designation
032 Postal registration number
033 Date/time and place of an event
034 Coded cartographic mathematical data
035 System control number
036 Original study number for computer data files
037 Source of acquisition
038 Record content licensor
039 Level of bibliographic control & coding detail
040 Cataloguing source
041 Language code
042 Authentication code
043 Geographic area code
044 Country of publishing/producing entity code
045 Time period of content
046 Special coded dates
047 Form of musical composition code
048 Number of musical instruments or voices code
050 Library of Congress call number
051 Library of Congress copy, issue, offprint statement
052 Geographic classification
055 Classification numbers assigned in Canada
060 National Library of Medicine call number
061 National Library of Medicine copy statement
066 Character sets present
070 National Agricultural Library call number
071 National Agricultural Library copy statement
072 Subject category code
074 GPO item number
080 Universal decimal classification number
082 Dewey decimal classification number
084 Other classification number
086 Government document classification number
088 Report number
090 Local call number
1XX Main entries - General information
100 Main entry - Personal name
110 Main entry - Corporate name
111 Main entry - Meeting name
130 Main entry - Uniform title
20X-24X Title and title-related fields - General information
210 Abbreviated title
222 Key title
240 Uniform title
[241] [Romanized title]
242 Translation of title by cataloguing agency
243 Collective uniform title
245 Title statement
246 Varying form of title
247 Former title
250-28X Edition, imprint, etc. fields - General information
250 Edition statement
254 Musical presentation statement
255 Cartographic mathematical data
256 Computer file characteristics
257 Country of producing entity for archival films
260 Publication, distribution, etc. (Imprint)
263 Projected publication date
270 Address
3XX Physical description, etc. fields - General information
300 Physical description
306 Playing time
307 Hours, etc.
310 Current publication frequency
321 Former publication frequency
340 Physical medium
342 Geospatial reference data
343 Planar coordinate data
351 Organization and arrangement of materials
352 Digital graphic representation
355 Security classification control
357 Originator dissemination control
362 Dates of publication and/or sequential designation
365 Trade price
366 Trade availability information
4XX Series statements fields
[400] [Series statement/Added entry - personal name/title]
[410] [Series statement/Added entry - corporate name/title]
[411] [Series statement/Added entry - conference or meeting/title]
440 Series statement/Added entry - title
490 Series statement
5XX Note fields - General information
500 General note
501 With note
502 Dissertation note
504 Bibliography, etc. note
505 Formatted contents note
506 Restrictions on access note
507 Scale note for graphic material
508 Creation/production credits note
510 Citation/references note
511 Participant or performer note
513 Type of report and period covered note
514 Data quality note
515 Numbering peculiarities note
516 Type of computer file or data note
518 Date/time and place of an event note
520 Summary, etc.
521 Target audience note
522 Geographic coverage note
524 Preferred citation of described materials note
525 Supplement note
526 Study program information note
530 Additional physical form available note
533 Reproduction note
534 Original version note
535 Location of originals/duplicates note
536 Funding information note
538 System details note
540 Terms governing use and reproduction note
541 Immediate source of acquisition note
544 Location of other archival materials note
545 Biographical or historical note
546 Language note
547 Former title complexity note
550 Issuing body note
552 Entity and attribute information note
555 Cumulative index/finding aids note
556 Information about documentation note
561 Ownership and custodial history (Provenance)
562 Copy and version identification note
563 Binding information
565 Case file characteristics note
567 Methodology note
580 Linking entry complexity note
581 Publications about described materials note
583 Action note
584 Accumulation and frequency of use note
585 Exhibitions note
586 Awards note
59X Local notes
6XX Subject access fields - General information
600 Subject added entry - personal name
610 Subject added entry - corporate name
611 Subject added entry - meeting name
630 Subject added entry - uniform title
648 Subject added entry - chronological term
650 Subject added entry - topical term
651 Subject added entry - geographic name
653 Index term - uncontrolled
654 Subject added entry - faceted topical terms
655 Index term - genre/form
656 Index term - occupation
657 Index term - function
658 Index term - curriculum objective
69X Local subject access fields*
70X-75X Added entry fields - General information
700 Added entry - personal name
710 Added entry - corporate name
711 Added entry - meeting name
720 Added entry - uncontrolled name
730 Added entry - uniform title
740 Added entry - uncontrolled related/analytical title
752 Added entry - hierarchical place name
753 System details access to computer files
754 Added entry - taxonomic identification
755 Added entry - physical characteristics
76X-78X Linking entry fields - General information
760 Main series entry
762 Subseries entry
765 Original language entry
767 Translation entry
770 Supplement/special issue entry
772 Supplement parent entry
773 Host item entry
774 Constituent unit entry
775 Other edition entry
776 Additional physical form entry
777 Issued with entry
780 Preceding entry
785 Succeeding entry
786 Data source entry
787 Nonspecific relationship entry
80X-83X Series added entry fields
800 Series added entry - personal name
810 Series added entry - corporate name
811 Series added entry - meeting name
830 Series added entry - uniform title
841-88X Holdings, alternate graphics, etc. - General information
841 Holdings coded data values
842 Textual physical form designator
843 Reproduction note
844 Name of unit
845 Terms governing use and reproduction note
850 Holding institution
852 Location
853 Captions and pattern -- basic bibliographic unit
854 Captions and pattern -- supplementary material
855 Captions and pattern -- indexes
856 Electronic location and access
863 Enumeration and chronology -- basic bibliographic unit
864 Enumeration and chronology -- supplementary material
865 Enumeration and chronology -- indexes
866 Textual holdings -- basic bibliographic unit
867 Textual holdings -- supplementary material
868 Textual holdings -- indexes
876 Item information -- basic bibliographic unit
877 Item information -- supplementary material
878 Item information -- indexes
880 Alternate graphic representation
886 Foreign MARC information field
887 Non-MARC information field

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