First indicator - Type of meeting name entry element

0  Inverted name  [Pre-AACR2]

1  Jurisdiction name  [Pre-AACR2]

2  Name in direct order

Second indicator - 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  [Not used]

5  Canadian Subject Headings

6  Répertoire de vedettes-matière

7  Source specified in subfield $2


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)  [Pre-AACR2]

h  Medium (NR)  [Not used]

j   Relator term (R)

k  Form subheading (R)

l   Language of a work (NR)

n  Number of part/section/meeting (R)

p  Name of part/section of a work (R)

q  Name of meeting following jurisdiction name entry element (NR)  [Pre-AACR2]

s  Version (NR)

t   Title of a work (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 or standard number (R)

2  Source of heading or term (NR)

3  Material specified (NR)

4  Relator code (R)

6  Linkage (NR)

8  Field link and sequence number (R)

NOTE:  See MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data (611 Subject Added Entry - Meeting Name) for code definitions not given below.


Field 611 contains:

1.   Names of conferences or meetings, exhibitions, expositions, festivals, fairs, athletic contests, expeditions, etc., entered under name.

2.   Titles of books or serials entered under a conference or meeting name.


The first indicator describes the type of name.  For instructions see Headings - General Information.

The second indicator describes the source of the heading.  For instructions see Subject Headings - General Information.


For serials, the most commonly used subfields are:  $a, $x.  For a description of subfields $v, $x, $y, and $z, see Subject Headings - General Information.  For a description of all other subfields, see Headings - General Information.

611 20 Perdue Pest Control Conference $v Periodicals.

611 20 Conference of Heads of State or Government of Non-aligned Countries.

611 20 Expo 67 $c (Montreal, Quebec) $v Periodicals.

611 20 Olympic Games $n (23rd : $d 1984 : $c Los Angeles, Calif.) $v Periodicals.

Related fields, etc.

008/29, Headings - General Information, 111, Subject Headings - General Information, 711; Appendix I

611 Subject Added Entry - Meeting Name  (MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data)

See also:

6XX  Subject Access Fields

Variable Data Fields

Section E.  MARC 21 Format for Serials as Applied Within CONSER

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