Punctuation in X10 Fields:  (X10 Corporate Names - General Information - Input Conventions)

The punctuation of the subelements of a heading is generally dictated by descriptive cataloging or subject heading system/thesaurus rules.  These input conventions clarify MARC punctuation practices.

Fields 110, 610, 710, and 810 end with a mark of punctuation or a closing parenthesis.  If the final subfields are subfield $2, $3, $4, or $5, the mark of punctuation or closing parenthesis precedes those subfields.


110  2#  $aOklahoma Council on Juvenile Delinquency.

110  2#  $aMartin Marietta Corporation.$bSpace Systems Division.

110  2#  $aWestern Map and Publishing Co.

110  1#  $aUnited States.$bCongress$n(87th :$d1961-1962)

Field 410 does not end with a mark of punctuation, unless the last word is an abbreviation, an initial/letter, or data that ends with a mark of punctuation.


410  21  $aIts$tSérie technique ;$v3ème vol.

The name portion of a name/subordinate body or name/title heading ends with a mark of punctuation.  The mark of punctuation is placed inside a closing quotation mark.


710  1#  $aBoston (Mass.).$tLaws, etc.

710  2#  $aCasa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana "Benjamín Carrión."$bNúcleo de Imbabura.

710  22  $aCatholic Church.$bPope (1978- : John Paul II).$tAperite portas Redemptori.$lEnglish.$f1983.

A name or title portion followed by a subject subdivision does not end with a mark of punctuation unless the name or title portion ends with an abbreviation, initial/letter, or open date.


610  20  $aUnited Methodist Church (U.S.)$zPennsylvania$xHistory.

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