Field definition and scope:

Field 567 contains information concerning significant methodological characteristics of the material, such as the algorithm, universe description, sampling procedures, classification, or validation characteristics.

The note is sometimes displayed and/or printed with an introductory term that is generated as a display constant based on the first indicator value.

The National level record requirement for this field is Optional.

Field 567 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 567

Methodology Note

O

O

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

 

First

Display constant controller

M

 

 

#

Methodology

A

 

 

8

No display constant generated

A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

 

$a

Methodology note

M

O

NR

$b

Controlled term

 

 

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

O

O

R

$2

Source of term

 

 

NR

$6

Linkage

A

O

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

O

O

R

Input conventions:

Punctuation

Display constant

Content designator history:

Subfield $b - Controlled term  [new, 2017]

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number or standard number  [new, 2017]

Subfield $2 - Source of term  [new, 2017]

Related MARC field or document:

880  Alternate Graphic Representation

See also:

5XX  Note Fields

Variable Data Fields