Definition and scope:

The 6XX fields contain subject access entries and terms.  Most of these fields contain subject added entries or access terms based on the lists and authority files identified in the second indicator (Thesaurus) or in subfield $2 (Source of heading or term).  One field, field 653, contains uncontrolled subject access data.

Specific field information:

For information on content designators (indicator and subfield code definitions and examples), field and subfield repeatability, and input conventions for any of the 6XX fields, select from the list below:

600  Subject Added Entry - Personal Name  (R)

610  Subject Added Entry - Corporate Name  (R)

611  Subject Added Entry - Meeting Name  (R)

630  Subject Added Entry - Publication Title  (R)

648  Subject Added Entry - Chronological Term  (R)

650  Subject Added Entry - Topical Term  (R)

651  Subject Added Entry - Geographic Name  (R)

653  Index Term - Uncontrolled  (R)

654  Subject Added Entry - Faceted Topical Terms  (R)

656  Index Term - Occupation  (R)

657  Index Term - Function  (R)

658  Index Term - Curriculum Objective  (R)

69X  Local Subject Access Fields

Content designator history:

648  Subject Added Entry - Chronological Term  [new, 2002]

See also:

Variable Data Fields