Field definition and scope:

Field 610 contains a corporate 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 610 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).

A corporate name, a title of a work, and/or a city section name entered under the name of a jurisdiction are contained in 610 fields.  A name of a jurisdiction that represents an ecclesiastical entity is contained in a 610 field.  Other names of jurisdictions used alone or followed by subject subdivisions are contained in 651 fields.

Field 610 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 610

Subject Added Entry - Corporate Name

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Type of corporate 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

Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element

NR

$b

Subordinate unit

R

$c

Location of meeting

R

$d

Date of meeting

NR

$e

Relator term

R

$f

Date of a work

NR

$g

Miscellaneous information

R

$n

Number of part/section/meeting

R

$p

Name of part/section

R

$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

 

See:  Examples for this field.

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

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

Related MARC fields or documents:

X10  Corporate 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