Field definition and scope:

Field 662 contains a hierarchical form of a geographic name used as a subject added entry.  Subject added entries are assigned to a bibliographic record to provide access according to generally accepted cataloging and thesaurus-building rules.

The National level record requirement for this field is Mandatory if applicable.

Field 662 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

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

Position

Description

NLR

MLR

Repeatability

Field 662

Subject Added Entry - Hierarchical Place Name

A

O

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

 

$a

Country or larger entity

M

O

R

$b

First-order political jurisdiction

A

O

NR

$c

Intermediate political jurisdiction

A

O

R

$d

City

A

O

NR

$e

Relator term

O

O

R

$f

City subsection

A

O

R

$g

Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature

A

O

R

$h

Extraterrestrial area

A

O

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

O

O

R

$2

Source of heading or term

A

O

NR

$4

Relationship

O

O

R

$6

Linkage

A

O

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

O

O

R

Input conventions:

Subfield order

Content designator history:

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [new, 2007]

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [redefined, 2010]

Subfield $4 - Relator code  [renamed, 2017] [redescribed, 2017]:  Subfield $4 was renamed to Relationship and redescribed to allow for the recording of relationship URIs in addition to MARC and non-MARC codes.

Related MARC fields or documents:

880  Alternate Graphic Representation

MARC Code List for Relators

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:

Subject Heading and Term Source Codes

See also:

6XX  Subject Access Fields

Variable Data Fields