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699  Local Subject Added Entry–Uniform Title (R)

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Nonfiling characters
0 No nonfiling characters
1-9   Number of nonfiling characters present
2nd Indicator  Thesaurus
0 Library of Congress subject heading
1 LC subject heading for children's literature
2 Medical subject heading
3 National Agricultural Library subject authority file
4 Source not specified
5 Canadian subject heading
6 Répertoire de vedettes-matière
7 Source is specified in subfield ‡2
8 Sears subject heading
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
‡e Relator term (R) Optional/Optional
‡f Date of a work (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡g Miscellaneous information (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡h Medium (NR) Optional/Optional
‡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) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡v Form subdivision (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡x General subdivision (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡y Chronological subdivision (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡z Geographical subdivision (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡2 Source of heading or term (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
‡3 Materials specified (NR) Optional/Optional
‡4 Relator code (R) Optional/Optional
‡9 Special entry (NR) Optional/Optional

Definition

A uniform title used as a local subject added entry. Subject added entries are assigned to a bibliographic record to provide access according to established subject cataloging principles and guidelines. Any institution assigning subject headings based on the lists and authority files identified in the 2nd indicator position or in subfield ‡2 may use field 699. Use for the following types of uniform titles:

  • 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
Master record retention

Field 699 is not retained in the master record. However, it is retained in archive records, institution records, exported records, and OCLC-MARC records.

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.

699 0 7 GATT. ‡2 henn

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

699 0 0 Ökonomische Studien ; ‡v Bd. 22
 
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

Thesaurus. The thesaurus or subject heading system used in constructing the subject heading.

 
0

Library of Congress subject heading. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). This includes:

  • Headings (or headings and subdivisions) found in the LC authority files (including name authorities) or in the latest edition of LCSH, including the latest supplements
  • Headings constructed following AACR2
  • Headings found in the LC authority files, the latest edition of LCSH or constructed following AACR2 to which is added a free-floating or regular subdivision according to the rules stated in the Subject Headings Manual (formerly called Subject Cataloging Manual: Subject Headings), particularly subdivisions listed in the pattern lists and geographic subdivisions

Use of value 0 requires that the added entry is appropriate for use in LCSH.

699 0 0 Kaddish (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
699 0 0 Quarry (Choreographic work : Monk)
 
1

LC subject heading for children's literature. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to the "AC Subject Headings" section of Library of Congress Subject Headings. Use of value 1 requires that the added entry is appropriate for use in the LC Annotated Card Program.

 
2

Medical subject heading. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) authority files. Use of value 2 requires that the added entry is appropriate for use in the NLM authority files.

 
3

National Agricultural Library subject authority file. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to the National Agricultural Library (NAL) subject authority file. Use of value 3 requires that the added entry is appropriate for use in the NAL authority files.

 
4

Source not specified. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to a controlled list, but the source cannot be specified by one of the thesaurus or subject heading systems covered by the other 2nd indicator values or by a code for a specific subject heading list in subfield ‡2. Use field 653 (Index Term–Uncontrolled) to record terms that are not derived from controlled subject heading lists.

 
5

Canadian subject heading. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to Canadian Subject Headings. Use of value 5 requires that the added entry is appropriate for use in Canadian Subject Headings.

 
6

Répertoire de vedettes-matière. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to the Répertoire de vedettes-matière maintained by the Bibliothèque de l'Université de Laval. Use of value 6 requires that the added entry is appropriate for use in Répertoire de vedettes-matière.

 
7

Source is specified in subfield ‡2 . Subject headings or terms based on other subject authorities (i.e., on authorities other than those listed here). Identify the source in subfield ‡2.

699 4 7 The Scream (Painting) ‡2 henn
 
8

Sears subject heading. OCLC-defined value. The formulation of the subject added entry conforms to the Sears List of Subject Headings.

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.

699 0 0 Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance ‡d (1947)
699 0 0 Narbonnais (Chanson de geste)
‡d Date of treaty signing

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

699 0 0 Treaty of Utrecht ‡d (1713)
‡e Relator term

A term that specifies the relationship between the uniform title and the described materials.

699 0 0 Domesday book. ‡e depicted.
[Photo of Domesday book]
‡f Date of a work

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

699 0 0 Bible. ‡l Latin. ‡s Vulgate. ‡f 1454?
‡g Miscellaneous information

Data not identified in other subfields.

‡h Medium

A media qualifier used with a title of a work in a name/title field.

‡k Form subheading

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

699 0 0 Bible. ‡p O.T. ‡p Five Scrolls. ‡l Hebrew. ‡s Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. ‡k Manuscript. ‡n Urbiniti Hebraicus 1.
‡l Language of a work

The name of the language or the term representing the language of a work.

699 0 0 Renaut de Montauban (Chanson de geste). ‡l German
‡m Medium of performance for music

Terms designating the medium of performance.

699 0 0 Concertos, ‡m violin, string orchestra, ‡r D major.
[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.

699 0 0 Southern reporter. ‡n Second series.
‡o Arranged statement for music

The abbreviation arr. used in a uniform title field.

699 0 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.

699 0 0 Studio magazine. ‡p Contemporary paintings ‡v Indexes.
‡r Key for music

The statement of key in which the music is written.

699 0 0 Concertos, ‡m violin, string orchestra, ‡r D major.
‡s Version

The versions, edition, etc., information.

699 0 0 Bible. ‡l English. ‡s Roche. ‡k Selections. ‡f 1990.
‡t Title of a work

The title page title of a work. Unlikely to be used in field 699.

‡v Form subdivision

A specific kind or genre of material defined by the thesaurus being used. Use only when a form subject subdivision is added to a uniform title to form an extended subject heading. Use subfield ‡v also for form terms when they function as indicated above. Use subfield ‡x if the terms function as general subdivisions. A form subdivision in subfield ‡v is generally the last subfield in the field. Repeat subfield ‡v if you use more than one form subdivision.

699 0 0 New York times ‡v Indexes.
‡x General subdivision

A subject subdivision that is not more appropriately contained in subfield ‡v, ‡y or ‡z. Use subfield ‡x only when a general topical term is added to a uniform title.

699 0 0 Perl (Middle English poem) ‡x Appreciation.
‡y Chronological subdivision

A subject subdivision that represents a period of time. Use only when a chronological subject subdivision is added to a uniform title.

699 0 0 Arabian nights ‡x History ‡y 20th century.
‡z Geographical subdivision

A geographic subject subdivision. Use only when a geographic subject subdivision is added to a uniform title.

699 0 0 Koran ‡x Publication and distribution ‡z Saudi Arabia.
‡2 Source of heading or term

A MARC code that identifies the source list from which the heading in a 699 subject added entry field was assigned. Use only when the 2nd indicator value is 7. See MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Descriptive Conventions (http://www.loc.gov/marc/relators/relahome.html).

699 0 7 Bible. ‡p New Testament ‡x Study. ‡2 henn
699 0 7 North American Free Trade Agreement. ‡2 henn
‡3 Materials specified

The part of the described materials to which the field applies.

‡4 Relator code

Contains the MARC code that indicates the relationship of the entry to the item. See MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Descriptive Conventions (http://www.loc.gov/marc/relators/relahome.html).

699 0 0 Domesday book. ‡4 dpc
[Photo of Domesday book]
‡9 Special entry

This subfield is user defined.

Printing

Field 699 does not print.