Field definition and scope:

Field 883 is used to provide information about the provenance of metadata in data fields in the record, with specific provision for machine generation.  Field 883 contains a link to the field to which it pertains.  It is intended for use with data fields that have been fully or partially machine-generated, i.e., generated by some named process other than intellectual creation.

Field 883 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

Repeatability

Field 883

Machine-generated Metadata Provenance

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Method of machine assignment

 

#

No information provided/not applicable

 

0

Fully machine-generated

 

1

Partially machine-generated

 

 

 

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$a

Generation process

NR

$c

Confidence value

NR

$d

Generation date

NR

$q

Generation agency

NR

$x

Validity end date

NR

$u

Uniform Resource Identifier

NR

$w

Bibliographic record control number

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

R

$8

Field link and sequence number

R

Content designator history:

Field 883 - Machine-generated Metadata Provenance  [new, 2012]

Related MARC fields or documents:

RDA in MARC Holdings Data

MARC Code List for Organizations

See also:

8XX  Other Variable Fields

Variable Data Fields