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:

#  Undefined


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  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 (811 Series Added Entry - Meeting Name) for code definitions not given below.


Field 811 contains added entries for series entered under a conference or meeting name.  This field is rarely used with AACR2.

Display constant

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

First indicator - Type of meeting 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.

490 1# Report series / Louisiana Cancer Conference

811 2# Louisiana Cancer Conference. $t Report series.

490 1# Delaware symposia on language studies

811 2# Delaware Symposium on Language Studies. $t Delaware symposia on language studies.

Related fields, etc.

Headings - General Information, 111, Series - General Information, 490

811 Series Added Entry - Meeting 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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