First indicator - Type of personal name entry element

0  Forename

1  Surname

3  Family name  [Pre-AACR2]

Second indicator:

#  Undefined

Subfield codes:

a  Personal name (NR)

b  Numeration (NR)

c  Titles and other words associated with a name (R)

d  Dates associated with a name (NR)

e  Relator term (R)

f   Date of a work (NR)

g  Miscellaneous information (R)

h  Medium (NR)  [Not used]

j   Attribution qualifier (R)

k  Form subheading (R)

l   Language of a work (NR)

m Medium of performance for music (R)

n  Number of part/section of a work (R)

o  Arranged statement for music (NR)

p  Name of part/section of a work (R)

q  Fuller form of name (NR)

r   Key for music (NR)

s  Version (NR)

t   Title of a work (NR)

u  Affiliation (NR)

v  Volume/sequential designation (NR)

w Bibliographic record control number (R)

x  International Standard Serial Number (NR)

0  Authority record control number or standard number (R)

3  Materials specified (NR)

4  Relator code (R)

5  Institution to which field applies (R)

6  Linkage (NR)

7  Control subfield (NR)

Character position 0 - Type of record

Character position 1 - Bibliographic level

8  Field link and sequence number (R)

NOTE:  See MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data (800 Series Added Entry - Personal Name) for code definitions not given below.


Field 800 contains added entries for series entered under personal name.  Series cataloged according to AACR2 are rarely entered under personal name, and thus, this field is rarely used.

Display constant

The word Series: may be generated on output preceding the information given in this field.

First indicator - Type of personal name entry element

For instructions on the use of the first indicator, see Headings - General Information.


For descriptions of subfields defined for this field, see Headings - General Information.  For instructions on the use of subfield $v, see field 490.

Related fields, etc.

Headings - General Information, 100, Series - General Information, 490

800 Series Added Entry - Personal Name  (MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data)

See also:

800-840  Series Added Entry Fields

Variable Data Fields

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

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