Music Cataloging at Yale MARC Tagging

The 010 field: LCCN (Library of Congress card number)

Searching LCCNs in Voyager:

Bibliographic records
Using the Non-Keyword search, select "LCCN (010a|z)" from the pull-down menu.
On the item, the LCCN looks like this: 2001041968
In the Voyager record, the LCCN looks like this: a    2001041968
The Voyager search looks like this: 2001041968
When an LCCN is preceded by one or more letters, include those in the search
On the item, the LCCN looks like this: m61-519
In the Voyager record, the LCCN looks like this: a m  61000519
The Voyager search looks like this: m  61000519
When an LCCN is followed by one or more letters, you may omit them from the search
On the item, the LCCN looks like this: 63-37986/M
In the Voyager record, the LCCN looks like this: a    63037986/M
The Voyager search looks like this: 63037986/M or 63037986
When LC has issued a revised bibliographic record with the LCCN, a combination of letters and numbers will appear at the end of the number in the revised bibliographic record. It will generally not appear on the item this way, as the bib record can be revised years after it was originally issued.
On the item, the LCCN looks like this: 92-70402//r95
In the Voyager record, the LCCN looks like this: a    92070402 //r95
The Voyager search looks like this: 92070402 or 92070402 //r95
Authority records
Using the Non-Keyword search, there are two options in the pull-down menu: "Auth LCCN (010a)" and "Auth LCCN (010z)" The most commonly used search will be for the LCCN in a of the 010, but the second search can be used to find deleted LCCNs, which are tagged in z.
It will be preceded by a letter, which denotes the origin of the record:
   
nr
no
nb
= originated at the LC
= input by an RLIN library
= input by an OCLC library
= input by the British Library
In the authority record, the LCCN looks like this: a  n  79021425
The Voyager search looks like this: n  79021425 or n 79021425
 
In the authority record, the LCCN looks like this: z   no 98015225
The Voyager search looks like this: no 98015225


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Last revised January 5, 2012.