For information about the MARC Authority Data Format, select one of the topics below:

Introduction

Leader

Directory

Variable Control Fields  (00X)

Variable Data Fields  (0XX-9XX)

Appendices

Glossary

Tag List  (001-999)

Tag List  (A-Z)

 

RDA in MARC Authority Data

 

 LC Guidelines

 

 DCM Z1 Instructions

 

Shortcut:  Use the Tag Lists to look for a particular MARC field.


See also:

MARC 21 Formats

MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data

Cataloger's Reference Shelf

 

Source:  The information contained in this section of the Cataloger's Reference Shelf is based on MARC 21 Format for Authority Data, Including Guidelines for Content Designation, 1999 Edition, and includes all updates through Update No. 24, May 2017, prepared by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office; Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in cooperation with Standards, Library and Archives Canada and Bibliographic Development, British Library.  See the disclaimer.

The information contained in the LC Guidelines ("Blue Pages") is based on LC Guidelines Supplement to the MARC 21 Format for Authority Data, 2002 Edition, including updates through April 2017, at http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcmarcsuppl.pdf.

The information contained in the DCM Z1 ("Yellow Pages") is based on Descriptive Cataloging Manual, Z1:  Name and Series Authority Records, a supplement to the MARC 21 Format for Authority Data, including updates through April 2017, at http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/dcmz1.pdf.