Field definition and scope:

Field 611 contains a meeting or conference name used as a subject added entry.

Subject added entries are assigned to a community information record to provide access according to established subject cataloging principles and guidelines.  Field 611 may be used by any institution assigning subject headings based on the lists and authority files identified in the second indicator position or in subfield $2 (Source of heading or term).

Field 611 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

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

Position

Description

Repeatability

Field 611

Subject Added Entry - Meeting Name

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Type of meeting name entry element

 

0

Inverted name

 

1

Jurisdiction name

 

2

Name in direct order

 

 

 

 

Second

Thesaurus

 

0

Library of Congress Subject Headings

 

1

LC subject headings for children's literature

 

2

Medical Subject Headings

 

3

National Agricultural Library subject authority file

 

4

Source not specified

 

5

Canadian Subject Headings

 

6

Répertoire de vedettes-matière

 

7

Source specified in subfield $2

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$a

Meeting name or jurisdiction name as entry element

NR

$c

Location of meeting

R

$d

Date of meeting

NR

$e

Subordinate unit

R

$f

Date of a work

NR

$g

Miscellaneous information

R

$j

Relator term

R

$n

Number of part/section/meeting

R

$p

Name of part/section

R

$q

Name of meeting following jurisdiction name entry element

NR

$s

Version

NR

$t

Title

NR

$u

Affiliation

NR

$v

Form subdivision

R

$x

General subdivision

R

$y

Chronological subdivision

R

$z

Geographic subdivision

R

$0

Authority record control number

R

$2

Source of heading or term

NR

$4

Relator code

R

$6

Linkage

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

Input conventions:

Ambiguous headings

Punctuation

Spacing

Display constant

Initial articles

Content designator history:

Subfield $c - Location of meeting  [changed, 2014]:  In 2014, subfield $c was made repeatable.

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

Subfield $j - Relator term  [new, 2006]

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

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

Related MARC fields or documents:

X11  Meeting Names - General Information

MARC Code List for Relators

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:

Subject Heading and Term Source Codes

See also:

6XX  Subject Access Fields

Variable Data Fields