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 - Type of added entry

#  No information provided

2  Analytical entry


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]

i   Relationship information (R)

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)  [Not applicable]

x  International Standard Serial Number (NR)  [Not used]

0  Authority record control number or standard number (R)

3  Materials specified (NR)  [Not applicable]

4  Relator code (R)

5  Institution to which field applies (NR)

6  Linkage (NR)

8  Field link and sequence number (R)

NOTE:  See MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data (711 Added Entry - Meeting Name) for code definitions not given below.


Field 711 contains added entries for conferences or meetings entered directly under name, including exhibitions, expositions, athletic events, fairs, festivals, etc.  Added entries for conferences entered as subheadings under a corporate body are tagged 710.

First indicator - Type of meeting name entry element

The first indicator is coded according to the type of conference name.  Under AACR2, only value "2" is valid.

2    Name in direct order.

711 2# International Meeting on Future Trends in Inflammation.

Second indicator - Type of added entry

Second indicator value "2" is used for analytical added entries.  For all other added entries, the second indicator value is blank (#).


For serials, the most commonly used subfields are:  $a, $t.  Other subfields occasionally used are:  $n, $d, $c.  For a description of other subfields defined for this field, see Headings - General Information.

$a  Meeting name or jurisdiction name as entry element.

711 2# International Photo- and Cine Exhibition.

711 2# World Peace Conference.

711 2# International Cartography Symposium.

$n  Number of part/section/meeting.

$d  Date of meeting.

$c  Location of meeting.

These subfields contain information that is usually too specific for serials, but may be applicable in rare instances.  Subfield $c is most apt to be used as it is possible for a conference or exhibit to be continually held in the same place.

711 2# International Bioclimatological Congress $n (2nd : $d 1960 : $c London)

711 2# Biennale internationale de l'image $c (Nancy, France)

$t   Title of a work.

Subfield $t is used for author/title added entries for conferences.

520 ## Vols. 1-6 comprise Proceedings of the Machine Intelligence Workshop.

711 22 Machine Intelligence Workshop. $t Proceedings.

Related fields, etc.

Headings - General Information, 111, 611, 811

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

See also:

700-75X  Added Entry Fields

Variable Data Fields

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

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