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130  Main Entry–Uniform Title (NR)

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Required if applicable
1st Indicator  Nonfiling characters
0 No nonfiling characters
1-9 Number of nonfiling characters present
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Uniform title (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
‡d Date of treaty signing (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡f Date of a work (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡g Miscellaneous information (NR) Optional. Pre-AACR2 only/Optional. Pre-AACR2 only
‡h Medium (NR) Do not use/Do not use
‡k Form subheading (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡l Language of a work (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡m Medium of performance for music (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡n Number of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡o Arranged statement for music (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡p Name of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡r Key for music (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡s Version (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡t Title of a work (NR) Optional/Optional
‡0 Authority record control number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A uniform title used as a main entry heading. A main entry under uniform title is used when a work is entered directly under the title and the work has appeared under varying titles, necessitating that a particular title be chosen to represent the work. Cataloging rules also prescribe the use of this field when the work is entered directly under the title and additions or deletions to the title proper must be accommodated (in this case, the title may not actually vary from iteration to iteration). Use field 245 for the title that appears on the cataloged work.

If the cataloging rules prescribe a uniform title for the cases listed below, use a 130 field:

  • Anonymous works
  • Composite manuscripts or manuscript groups
  • Concordats
  • Names of journals and newspapers
  • Radio and television programs
  • Motion pictures and videorecordings
  • Treaties and inter-governmental agreements

Do not enter field 130 in the same record with field 100, field 110 or field 111. To enter a uniform title and another main entry (field 100, field 110 or field 111), use field 240 for the uniform title.

Serials

In addition to using field 130 for uniform titles used to collocate records, field 130 may be used in AACR2 cataloging for serial uniform titles. Use field 130 to differentiate items published under an identical title proper in some cases, as outlined in the CONSER Standard Record Guidelines (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/conserdoc.pdf). The uniform title consists of the title proper followed by a qualifier enclosed in parentheses. The qualifier is usually the place of publication, distribution or name of the issuing body.

If the place qualifier changes (e.g., either the name of the place changes or the place of publication changes), do not change the uniform title. Continue to use the existing record. Enter the appropriate information in a note.

If the issuing-body qualifier changes (e.g., either the name of the body changes or that body ceases to be associated with the work), create a new record with a new uniform title. See the Library of Congress Rule Interpretation 25.5B (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/currlcri.html) for guidelines about choice of qualifier.

For more information about the use of field 130, see the CONSER Standard Record Guidelines (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/conserdoc.pdf).

1st Indicator

Nonfiling characters. The number of character positions associated with a definite or indefinite article (e.g., An or The) at the beginning of a title and that are disregarded in sorting and filing processes.

Note: Current practice is to enter the title without articles and use 1st indicator value 0.

 
0

No nonfiling characters. No initial article character positions are disregarded. Use value 0 if the title does not begin with an article.

130 0   Collection africaine.

Diacritical marks or special characters at the beginning of a series statement field that does not begin with an initial article are not counted as nonfiling characters.

130 0   Ökonomische Studien.
 
1-9

Number of nonfiling characters present. A field begins with a definite or indefinite article that is disregarded in sorting and filing processes. Enter the number of characters in the article, plus spaces, punctuation, diacritical marks and special characters that precede the first significant word.

Any diacritical mark or special character associated with the first filing character is not included in the count of nonfiling characters.

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
‡a Uniform title

The uniform title. Enter parenthetical information added to make a title distinctive in subfield ‡a. Use subfield ‡d to record the date of signing added to a uniform title for a treaty.

130 0   Carmina Burana.
130 0   Genesis (Anglo-Saxon poem)
130 0   Koran.
130 0   Star is born (Motion picture : 1954)
Serials

If you use field 130 to differentiate works, use subfield ‡a for both the title proper and the parenthetical qualifier.

130 0   Journal of education (Easton, Pa.)
130 0   Journal of education (New York, N.Y.)
130 0   Monograph (American Ethnological Society)
130 0   Monograph (California State University, San Diego. Bureau of Business and Economic Research)
130 0   Monograph (International Institute of Social Economics)
130 0   Month magazine (Ottawa edition)
130 0   Month magazine (London edition)
‡d Date of treaty signing

The date of signing for a treaty or other intergovernmental agreement.

130 0   Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms ‡d (1950). ‡k Protocols, etc., ‡d 1963 Sept. 16.
130 0   Treaty of Utrecht ‡d (1713)
‡f Date of a work

The date of publication used with a title of a work.

130 0   Bible. ‡l English. ‡s Anchor Bible. ‡f 1964.
‡g Miscellaneous information

Data not identified in other subfields. Pre-AACR2 headings only.

‡h Medium

Do not use.

‡k Form subheading

Standardized phrases added to a heading to gather records for certain kinds of materials. Form subheadings include: Manuscript; Protocols, etc.; Selections.

130 0   Bible. ‡p O.T. ‡p Five Scrolls. ‡l Hebrew. ‡s Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. ‡k Manuscript. ‡n Urbiniti Hebraicus 1.
130 0   Koran. ‡l English. ‡k Selections.
130 0   Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms ‡d (1950). ‡k Protocols, etc., ‡d 1963 Sept. 16.
‡l Language of a work

The name of the language or the term representing the language (e.g., Polyglot) of a work.

130 0   Lord's prayer. ‡l Polyglot.
130 0   Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons ‡d (1968). ‡l Spanish. ‡f 1977.
‡m Medium of performance for music

Terms designating the medium of performance.

130 0   Concertos, ‡m violin, string orchestra.
[Uniform title heading is used for a work of unknown authorship.]
‡n Number of part/section of a work

The number designation for a part/section of a work. Numbering is defined as an indication of sequencing in any form (e.g., Book two, Part 1 or Supplement A). Separate multiple numberings with a comma.

130 0   Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach ‡n (1725)
130 0   Southern reporter. ‡n Second series.
130 0   Economics library selections. ‡n Series 1, ‡p New books in economics.
‡o Arranged statement for music

The abbreviation arr. used in a uniform title field.

130 0   God save the king; ‡o arr. ‡f 1982.
‡p Name of part/section of a work

A name designation of a part/section of a work.

130 0   Bible. ‡p O.T. ‡l Hebrew. ‡f 1990.
130 0   Piae cantiones. ‡p Verbum caro factum est.
‡r Key for music

The statement of key in which the music is written.

130 0   Concertos, ‡m violin, string orchestra, ‡r D major.
‡s Version

The versions, edition, etc., information.

130 0   Bible. ‡l English. ‡s Roche. ‡k Selections. ‡f 1990.
130 0   Bible. ‡p N.T. ‡l Korean. ‡s Ross version.
‡t Title of a work

The title page title of a work. Unlikely to be used in field 130.

‡0 Authority record control number

Subfield ‡0 (zero) contains the system control number of the related authority record or a standard identifier such as an International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI). The control number or identifier is preceded by the appropriate MARC Organization code (for a related authority record) or the Standard Identifier source code (for a standard identifier scheme), enclosed in parentheses. See MARC Code List for Organizations (http://www.loc.gov/marc/organizations/orgshome.html) for a listing of organization codes and Standard Identifier Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/standard-identifier.html) for code systems for standard identifiers. Subfield ‡0 is repeatable for different control numbers or identifiers.

Do not input subfield ‡0 in master records, instead use the control headings function. Local authority identifiers may be entered in subfield ‡0 locally, but should not be added to master records in WorldCat.

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 130.

Printing

Field 130 prints as the main heading.