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797  Local Added Entry–Corporate Name (R)


Input Standards

1st Indicator  Type of corporate name entry element
Inverted name
1 Jurisdiction name
2 Name in direct order
2nd Indicator  Type of added entry
blank character  No information provided
2 Analytical entry
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
‡a Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
‡b Subordinate unit (R) Optional/Optional
‡c Location of meeting (NR) Optional/Optional
‡d Date of meeting or treaty signing (R) Optional/Optional
‡e Relator term (R) Optional/Optional
‡f Date of work (NR) Optional / Optional
‡g Miscellaneous information (NR) Optional/Optional
‡h Medium (NR) Optional/Optional
‡i Relationship information (R) Optional/Optional
‡k Form subheading (R) Optional/Optional
‡l Language of a work (NR) Optional /Optional
‡m Medium of performance for music (R) Optional/Optional
‡n Number of part/section/meeting (R) Optional/Optional
‡o Arranged statement for music (NR) Optional/Optional
‡p Name of part/section of a work (R) Optional/Optional
‡r Key for music (NR) Optional/Optional
‡s Version (NR) Optional/Optional
‡t Title of a work (NR) Optional/Optional
‡u Affiliation  (NR) Optional/Optional
‡x International Standard Serial Number (NR) Optional/Optional
‡3 Materials specified (NR) Optional/Optional
‡4 Relator code  (R) Optional/Optional
‡5 Institution to which field applies (NR) Optional/Optional
‡9 Special entry (NR) Optional/Optional


Nonstandard corporate added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (e.g., donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in field 797 as you would in field 710 (Added Entry–Corporate Name). Note: Alternatively, you may also use field 791 (Local Added Entry–Corporate Name). Follow local practice.

Master record retention 

Field 797 is not retained in the master record. However, it is retained in archive records, institution records, exported records, and OCLC-MARC records.

1st Indicator

Type of corporate name entry element. The form of name. These values could be used to facilitate card filing arrangements. However, OCLC does not differentiate among forms of name for sorting cards.
Inverted name. Pre-AACR2 headings in inverted order.
797   Little (Arthur D.) inc.
1 Jurisdiction name. Jurisdictions may be ecclesiastical entities or the jurisdiction name under which you enter a corporate name, a city section or a title of a work (e.g. France or New York (N.Y.) ). Corporate names containing a name of a jurisdiction as an integral part of the name or qualified by a jurisdiction name are identified by 1st indicator value 2.
797 1   Fulda (Germany : Ecclesiastical principality)
2 Name in direct order. Corporate names entered in direct order. These headings may also have a parenthetical qualifier or may be an acronym or initialism.
797 2   Berlitz Schools of Languages of America.

2nd Indicator

Type of added entry. The type of added entry. The values distinguish between no information provided and an analytical entry. These indicators could be used to facilitate card filing arrangements. However, OCLC does not differentiate among types of added entries for sorting cards.
blank character No information provided. Either the added entry is not for an analytic or no information is provided as to whether the added entry is for an analytic.
100 1   Gotshaw, F. Marco.
245 1 Journeyman's guide to the National Electrical Code / ‡c Furman Marco Gotshaw.
797 2   National Fire Protection Association. ‡t National electrical code (1993)
2 Analytical entry. The item contains the work that is represented by the added entry.
100 1   Fernandez, Perfecto V.
245 1 Primer on labor law, 1982-92 / ‡b Perfecto V. Fernandez.
500     Includes text of the Philippines labor relations law.
797 1 2 Philippines. ‡t Labor code of the Philippines. ‡n Book 5, ‡p Labor relations. ‡f 1981.


‡a Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element   Name of a corporate body or the first entity when subordinate units are present; a jurisdiction name under which a corporate body, city section or title of a work is entered; or a jurisdiction name that is also an ecclesiastical entity.
797 2   Art Nouveau, Inc.

Enter parenthetical qualifying information, jurisdiction names or dates (other than the date of a meeting) in parenthesis in subfield ‡a.

797 1   Berlin (Germany)

Enter one space between an initial and a noninitial. Do not enter a space between initials.

797 2   F & H Denby.
797 2   W.H. Ross Foundation for the Study of Prevention of Blindness.
‡b Subordinate unit   Corporate names or corporate subheadings that follow the name of the highest hierarchical unit (subfield ‡a). Enter each subordinate unit in a separate subfield ‡b.
797 2   Curtis Publishing Company. ‡b Research Dept.

Enter a date, number or place that follows a corporate name and is separated from the name by a comma in the same subfield.

797 1   United States. ‡b Army. ‡b Corps, IV.

Enter parenthetical qualifying information associated with the subordinate unit also in subfield ‡b.

797 1   United States. ‡b President (1953-1961 : Eisenhower)
‡c Location of meeting   Place name or a name of an institution where a meeting was held. Use a single subfield ‡c for multiple adjacent locations.
797 2   Labour Party (Great Britain). ‡b Conference ‡n (71st : ‡c Blackpool, Lancashire, England)
‡d Date of meeting or treaty signing   The date a meeting was held or date a treaty was signed.
797 1   United States. ‡b Congress ‡n (87th, 2nd session : ‡d 1962)
‡e Relator term   A designation of function that describes the relationship between a name and a work (e.g., defendants). Put multiple relator terms in separate subfields.
797 2   Eastman Kodak Company, ‡e defendant-appellant.

Relator codes, which also specify a relationship of a corporate body to a work, are contained in subfield ‡4.

‡f Date of work   The date of publication used with a title of a work in a name/title field. A date added parenthetically to a title to distinguish between identical titles entered under the same name is not entered in a separate subfield, except for scores or sound recordings. See subfield ‡n.
797 1   France. ‡t Constitution (1946)
‡g Miscellaneous information   Data not identified in other subfields. Use for subelements that are not more appropriately contained in subfields ‡c, ‡d or ‡n.
797 1   Great Britain. ‡t Treaties, etc. ‡g Ireland, ‡d 1985 Nov. 15.
‡h Medium   A media qualifier used with a title of a work in a name/title field.
‡i Relationship information   Designation of a relationship between the resource described in the 7xx field and the resource described in the 1xx/245 field of the record. This may be an uncontrolled textual phrase or a controlled textual value from a list of relationships between bibliographic resources.
‡k Form subheading   Standardized phrases added to a heading to gather records for certain kinds of materials. Form subheadings include: Manuscript; Protocols, etc.; Selections.
797 2   Daughters of the American Revolution. ‡b Mary Clap Wooster Chapter (New Haven, Conn.). ‡k Charters and regulations.
‡l Language of a work   The name of the language or the term representing the language (e.g., Polyglot) of a work.
797 2   Biblioteca apostolica Vaticana. ‡k Manuscript. ‡n Vat. Lat. 2710. ‡l English.
‡m Medium of performance for music   Terms designating the medium of performance used in a uniform title for a work in a name/title heading. Unlikely to be used in field 797.
‡n Number of part/section/meeting  

The number of a meeting that is entered under a corporate name. Use also for a number designation for a part/section of a work used with a title in a name/title field. Numbering is an indication of sequencing in any form (e.g., Book two, Part 1 or Supplement A). For music, use the opus, serial or thematic index number or a date used as a number in subfield ‡n.

797 2   Corpus Christi College (University of Cambridge). ‡b Library ‡k Manuscript. ‡n 1957.

Enter multiple numberings for a part/section separated by a comma (usually alternative numberings) in a single subfield ‡n. Enter multiple numberings for a part/section separated by a period (usually numberings of subparts) in separate subfield ‡n's

797 1   United States. ‡b Congress ‡n (87th, 2nd session : ‡d 1962)
‡o Arranged statement for music   The abbreviation arr. used in a uniform title for a work in a name/title field. Unlikely to be used in field 797.
‡p Name of part/section of a work   A name designation of a part/section of a work. Use also for a name designation following the form subdivision Manuscript.
797 2   United States Strategic Bombing Survey. ‡t Reports. ‡p Pacific war ‡p Indexes.
‡r Key for music   The statement of key in which the music is written used in a uniform title for a work in a name/title field. Unlikely to be used in field 797.
‡s Version   The version, edition, etc., information used with a title of a work in a name/title field.
‡t Title of a work   A uniform title, title page title of a work or series title used in a name/title field.
797 1   California. ‡b University. ‡t University of Los Angeles. ‡b Institute of Government and Public Affairs. ‡t MR.
‡u Affiliation   The affiliation or address of the name in subfield ‡a.
797 2   Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory. ‡u Research Triangle Park, N.C.
‡x International Standard Serial Number   The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) for a serial title given in the title portion of a name/title field. The ISSN is an agency-assigned data element.

Note: The print program provides ISSN before the number in printed series statements. The ISSN does not print in the series tracing or added entry.

‡3 Materials specified   The part of the described materials to which the field applies.
‡4 Relator code   A three-character code that indicates the relationship of the entry to the item. More than one relator code may be used if the corporate name has more than one function. The code is given after the name portion in name/title fields. Put multiple relator codes in separate subfields. See MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Descriptive Conventions (
797 1   United States. ‡b Energy Research and Development Administration. ‡4 fnd

Relator terms, which also specify a relationship of a corporate body to a work, are contained in subfield ‡e.

‡5 Institution to which field applies   A code of the institution or organization that holds the copy to which the field applies. Use for notes that do not apply to the universal description of the item. See MARC Code List for Organizations ( or Symbols and Interlibrary Loan Policies in Canada (
797 2   Bridgewater Library, ‡e former owner. ‡5 NjP
‡9 Special entry   This subfield is user defined.


Field 797 does not print.

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