MARC 100 Heading Personal Name

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MARC field 100 in the bibliographic format contains information on formulating a personal name used as a main entry in a bibliographic record. Since the same instructions apply for formulating access points of persons regardless of where it is used in a bibliographic record, this article covers MARC fields 600, 700, and 800.

Commonly-used tags

First Indicator - Type of personal name entry element

0 - Forename
1 - Surname
3 - Family name 

Second indicator



   ǂa - Personal name (NR)
   ǂb - Numeration (NR)
   ǂc - Titles and words associated with a name (R)
   ǂd - Dates associated with a name (NR)
   ǂe - Relator term (R)
   ǂf - Date of a work (NR)
   ǂg - Miscellaneous information (R)
   ǂj - Attribution qualifier (R)
   ǂk - Form subheading (R)
   ǂl - Language of a work (NR)
   ǂn - Number of part/section of a work (R)
   ǂp - Name of part/section of a work (R)
   ǂq - Fuller form of name (NR)
   ǂt - Title of a work (NR)
   ǂu - Affiliation (NR)
   ǂ0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
   ǂ4 - Relator code (R)
   ǂ6 - Linkage (NR)
   ǂ8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

Policy and formulation

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