Field definition and scope:

Field 100 contains a personal name used as the primary name associated with the record.

Field 100 is NOT repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

Repeatability

Field 100

Primary Name - Personal

NR

Indicator:

 

 

First

Type of personal name entry element

 

0

Forename

 

1

Surname

 

3

Family name

 

 

 

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$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

$g

Miscellaneous information

R

$j

Attribution qualifier

R

$q

Fuller form of name

NR

$u

Affiliation

NR

$0

Authority record control number

R

$4

Relator code

R

$6

Linkage

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

 

See:  Examples for this field.

Input conventions:

Ambiguous headings

Punctuation

Spacing

Initial articles

Content designator history:

First Indicator - Type of personal name entry element

Values 1 - Single surname  [redefined]

2 - Multiple surname  [obsolete]

In 1996, the first indicator value 2 (Multiple surname) was made obsolete.  Value 1 (Single surname) was redefined as Surname to be used for headings with either single or multiple surnames.

Subfield $g - Miscellaneous information  [changed, 2014]:  In 2014, subfield $g was made repeatable.

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [new, 2007]

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [redefined, 2010]

Related MARC field or document:

X00  Personal Names - General Information

See also:

1XX  Primary Names

Variable Data Fields