Field definition and scope:

Field 082 contains a classification number assigned from editions of the Dewey Decimal Classification schedules.

The source of the classification number is Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index, the Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index, and the DC&: Dewey Decimal Classification Additions, Notes and Decisions that are maintained by the Library of Congress.

Field 082 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 082

Dewey Decimal Classification Number

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Type of edition

 

0

Full edition

 

1

Abridged edition

 

7

Other edition specified in subfield $2

 

 

 

 

Second

Source of class number

 

#

No information provided

 

0

Assigned by LC

 

4

Assigned by agency other than LC

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$a

Classification number

R

$b

Item number

NR

$m

Standard or optional designation

NR

$q

Assigning agency

NR

$2

Edition number

NR

$6

Linkage

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

Content designator history:

First Indicator - Type of edition

Value 7 - Other edition specified in subfield $2  [new, 2011]

Subfield $m - Standard or optional designation  [new, 2008]

Subfield $q - Assigning agency  [new, 2008]

Related MARC fields or documents:

Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index

Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index

DC&: Dewey Decimal Classification Additions, Notes and Decisions

MARC Code List for Organizations

See also:

01X-09X  Numbers and Codes

Variable Data Fields