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4xx Fields


4xx Introduction


4xx fields

Use 490 and 8xx fields for series data. Use field 490 for series statements transcribed from the item. Use 8xx fields for series access points.

Use field 490 for name/title series statements found in retrospective cataloging copy. Trace the series in field 800, 810, 811, or 830.

Obsolete 4xx fields

Fields 400, 410, 411, and 440 are obsolete. OCLC has run a database scan to convert them. Records containing these fields fail validation. You may find these fields in local systems in records used prior to this change.

8xx fields

Use field 800, field 810, and field 811 for series access points in name/title form.

Use field 830 for any series access points in title form.

This page last revised: July 21, 2014