Music Cataloging at Yale MARC Tagging

008 field for name authority records

For elements of name authority records, see Elements of name authority records

OCLC name authority record fixed field:

Personal name and name/title authority records
The codes in bold red are those that may need to be changed from the default

position OCLC definition code information
(00-05)

Entered Date entered on file  
(06)

Geo subd Direct or indirect geographic subdivision n = Not applicable
(07)

Roman Romanization scheme = No attempt to code
(08)

Language of catalog = No information provided
(09)

Auth/Ref Kind of record a = Established heading
(10)

Rules Descriptive cataloging rules b
c
d
= AACR1
= AACR2
= AACR2 compatible heading
(11)

Subj Subject heading system/thesaurus a = Library of Congress Subject Headings
(12)

Series Type of series n = Not applicable
(13)

Ser num Numbered or unnumbered series n = Not applicable
(14)

Name use Heading use-main or added entry a = Appropriate
(15)

Subj use Heading use-subject added entry a = Appropriate
(16)

Ser use Heading use-series added entry b = Not appropriate
(17)

Subd type Type of subject subdivision = Undefined (obsolete)
(28)

Govt agn Type of government agency = No attempt to code
(29)

Ref status Reference evaluation a
b
n
= Tracings are consistent with the heading
= Tracings are not necessarily consistent with the heading (found in old records)
= Not applicable (no references)
(31)

Upd status Record update in process a = Record can be used
(32)

Name Undifferentiated personal name a
b
= Differentiated personal name (the name in the 1XX is a unique personal name)
= Undifferentiated personal name (the name in the 1XX is used by two or more persons)
(33)

Auth status Level of establishment a
c

d
= Fully established
= Provisional (the heading cannot be formulated satisfactorily because of inadequate information; code c may be changed to code a when the needed information is available)
= Preliminary (the heading is taken from a bibliographic record; the bibliographic item was not in hand at the time the heading was established; code d may be changed to code a when the item is in hand)
(38)

Mod rec Modified record = Not modified
(39)

Source Cataloging source
c
= National bibliographic
=Cooperative cataloging program agency


Comments to Mickey Koth Yale University Music Library
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