A note identifying the availability of cumulative indexes and/or finding aids whose only or major focus is the described material.
Use field 510 to record the existence of abstracting and indexing services for an item.
For archival materials and visual materials, use for information identifying administrative and intellectual controls over the described materials and indicating the degree of control each provides. This usually implies finding aids and similar control materials.
For serials, use for a statement of volumes and/or dates covered by the cumulative indexes of an item and a statement of location of these indexes. Indexes may be issued as part of an issue of the serial or issued separately.
|Display constant controller. A value that controls the generation of the display constant preceding the note. |
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| ||Indexes. The value that generates the display constant Indexes:. |
|555 || || ||Vols. 1 (1917)-10 (1944) in v. 11, no. 1. |
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| 0 ||Finding aids. The value that generates the display constant Finding aids:. |
|555 ||0 || ||‡3 Inventory ‡b available in library; ‡c folder level control. |
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| 8 ||No display constant generated. The value that specifies that a display constant is not generated. |
|555 ||8 || ||Cards are filed in the Biographical Index in the Reading Room. |
|Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( ). |
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| ‡a Cumulative index/finding aids note ||A statement of the index or finding aid. For indexes, use subfield ‡a for either a formal or an informal note. |
|555 || || ||Vols. 1 (1931)-44 (1975). (Includes index to: Reckless Ralph's dime novel round-up) 1 v. |
|555 || || ||Vols. 1-25, 1927-51, in v. 26. |
|555 ||8 || ||Index for v. 1-7, Mar. 1931-June 1935, with v. 7. |
|555 ||8 || ||Original caption cards, arranged by photonegative number, are available in the Reading Room. |
| ‡b Availability source ||The agency or vendor from which the item may be acquired. |
|555 ||0 || ||‡3 Claims settled under Treaty of Washington, May 8, 1871 ‡a Preliminary inventory was prepared in 1962; ‡b Available in NARS central search room; ‡b NARS Publications Sales Branch; ‡d Ulibarri, George S., and Daniel T. Groggin, Preliminary Inventory of Records Relating to Civil War Claims, United States and Great Britain, PI135 NARS 1962). |
| ‡c Degree of control ||The extent of the administrative, bibliographic or physical control that the finding aids have over the described materials. |
|555 ||0 || ||Card files (on approx. 187,000 cards and 5,339 rolls of microfilm); ‡c Item level control. |
| ‡d Bibliographic references ||A citation to a published or unpublished index or finding aid to the described materials when it is not cataloged with the item. |
|555 ||0 || ||‡d Flipwinkle, James, ed., Concordance to the Jerome Manuscript (Harvard University Press, 1946). |
| ‡u Uniform Resource Identifier ||The Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), for example a URL or URN, provides electronic access data in a standard syntax. Use for automated access to an electronic item using one of the Internet protocols or by resolution of a URN. Repeat subfield if digital object has multiple identifiers (URIs). |
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Substituting hexadecimal notation for diacritics and special characters in Uniform Resource Identifiers. When recording a URI in subfield ‡u, you may enter most of the spacing characters listed below as either characters or their hexidecimal equivalents. Consult the table below.
Note: Do not confuse the spacing characters listed below with their long-valid non-spacing counterparts. Use of the spacing characters will be limited almost exclusively to URLs.
|Entry method ||Name ||Character ||Alternative entry (hex value) |
Enter as character or hex value
|Spacing circumflex/circumflex accent ||^ ||%5E |
|Spacing underscore/low line 1 ||_ ||%5F |
|Spacing grave/grave accent ||` ||%60 |
|Spacing tilde/tilde ||~ ||%7E |
|Enter as hex value only ||vertical bar ||n/a ||%7C |
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|555 ||8 || ||Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading Room and on Internet. ‡u http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms996001 |
| ‡3 Materials specified ||The part of the described materials to which the field applies. See subfield ‡b example. |
|Field 555 prints as the next to last note. The only note that can follow it is the International Standard Serial Number ( field 022) and Key Title ( field 222) note. The 1st indicator controls display constants. Subfields ‡a and ‡3 print in the order found in the record. Subfield ‡u does not print. See " 5xx Introduction" for more information. |