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662  Subject Added Entry–Hierarchical Place Name (R)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
‡a Country or larger entity (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡b First-order political jurisdiction (NR) Optional/Optional
‡c Intermediate political jurisdiction (R) Optional/Optional
‡d City (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡e Relator term (R) Optional/Optional
‡f City subsection (R) Optional/Optional
‡g Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature (R) Optional/Optional
‡h Extraterrestrial area (R) Optional/Optional
‡0 Authority record control number (R) Optional/Optional
‡2 Source of heading or term (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡4 Relator code (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A hierarchical form of geographic name used as a subject added entry. Subject added entries are assigned to a bibliographic record to provide access according to generally accepted cataloging and thesaurus-building rules.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

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

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
‡a Country or larger entity

The name of a country or a larger political jurisdiction. Subfield ‡a also contains the names of geographical areas/entities such as continents or hemispheres at a country level or higher. Subfield ‡a may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662     Canada ‡d Toronto.
‡b First-order political jurisdiction

The name of a first-order political jurisdiction or division and, depending on the country, including the names of states, provinces, territories, départements, etc.

662     France ‡b Doubs.
‡c Intermediate political jurisdiction

The name of a second-order or lower political jurisdiction or division, not including towns or cities, and, depending on the country, including the names of counties, islands, municipalities, prefectures, regions, etc. Subfield ‡c may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662     England ‡b Greater Manchester ‡c Manchester.
‡d City

The name of a city or town.

662     Japan ‡g Kanto (region) ‡c Tokyo (metropolis) ‡d Tokyo (inhabited place) ‡f Shibuya. ‡2 tgn
‡e Relator term

A designation of function that describes the relationship between a hierarchical place name and the described materials.

Relator codes, which also specify a relationship of a hierarchical place name to the described materials, are contained in subfield ‡4.

‡f City subsection

The name of a smaller unit within a populated place, e.g. neighborhoods, parks, or streets.

662     United States ‡b California ‡c Los Angeles (County) ‡d Los Angeles ‡f Little Tokyo. ‡2 tgn
‡g Other nonjurisdictional geographic region and feature

The name of a terrestrial nonjurisdictional geographic entity, e.g., rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, etc. Subfield ‡g may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662     Africa ‡g Nile River ‡g Sixth Cataract. ‡2 tgn
‡h Extraterrestrial area

The name of any extraterrestrial entity or space and includes solar systems, galaxies, star systems, planets, as well as geographic features of individual planets, etc. Subfield ‡h may be repeated for hierarchies when multiple levels are given, retaining the order highest-to-lowest.

662     ‡h Mars ‡h Valles Marineris ‡2 [MARC code for Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature]
‡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.

Local authority identifiers may be entered in subfield ‡0 locally, but should not be added to master records in WorldCat.

‡2 Source of heading or term

A MARC code that identifies the source list from which the heading in a subject added entry was assigned. See Subject Heading and Term Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/subject.html).

662     United States ‡b New York (State) ‡g Niagara Falls. ‡2 lcsh/naf
‡4 Relator code A three-character code that indicates the relationship between the hierarchical place name and the described materials. See MARC Code Lists for Relators (http://www.loc.gov/marc/relators/).

Relator terms, which also specify a relationship of a hierarchical place name to the described materials, are contained in subfield ‡e.

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This page last revised: August 4, 2014