Field definition and scope:

Field 075 contains the type of entity that is described by the authority record as a whole.

The field can be repeated when multiple subdivision methods are used to describe an entity.  The source from which the type of entity is taken is given as a MARC code in subfield $2.

Field 075 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, National level (NLR) record requirements, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

NLR

Repeatability

Field 075

Type of Entity

 

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

$a

Type of entity term

 

R

$b

Type of entity code

 

R

$0

Authority record control number and standard number

 

R

$2

Source

 

NR

Content designator history:

Field 075 - Type of Entity  [new, 2016]

LC Guidelines:

 075  Type of Entity

See also:

0XX  Numbers and Codes

Variable Data Fields