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798  Local Added Entry–Meeting Name (R)

Input Standards

1st Indicator  Type of meeting name entry element
0 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 Meeting name or jurisdiction name as entry element (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
‡c Location of meeting (NR) Optional/Optional
‡d Date of meeting (R) Optional/Optional
‡e Subordinate unit (R) Optional/Optional
‡f Date of a 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
‡n Number of part/section/meeting (R) Optional/Optional
‡p Name of part/section of a work (R) Optional/Optional
‡q Name of meeting following jurisdiction name entry element (NR) Optional. Pre-AACR2 only/Optional. Pre-AACR2 only
‡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 meeting name added entries. Use for added entries not supported by cataloging rules (e.g., donor or gift information or variant form). Enter information in field 798 as you would in field 711 (Added Entry–Meeting Name). Note: Alternatively, you may also use field 792 (Local Added Entry–Meeting Name). Follow local practice.

Master record retention

Field 798 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 meeting 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.

798 0   Smith (David Nichol) Memorial Seminar.

Jurisdiction name. Pre-AACR2 headings for a conference name entered under ecclesiastical entities or the jurisdiction names under which you enter a corporate name, a city section or a title of a work.

798 1   Chicago. ‡q Cartography Conference.

Name in direct order. Conference names entered in direct order. These headings may also have a parenthetical qualifier or may be an acronym or initialism.

798 2   Festival of Britain.

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.

245 0 0 Neoplatonism and gnosticism / ‡c Richard T. Wallis, editor, Jay Bregman, associate editor.
500     Papers presented at the 6th international conference of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, entitled International Conference on Neoplatonism and Gnosticism, held at University of Oklahoma, Mar. 18-21, 1984.
798 2   International Conference on Neoplatonism and Gnosticism ‡d (1984 : ‡c University of Oklahoma)

Analytical entry. The item contains the work that is represented by the added entry.

245 2 2 International bilateral dialogues : ‡b 1965-1991 : list of commissions, meetings, themes, and reports / ‡c compiled by Günther Gassman. Report / Fifth Forum on Bilateral Conversations.
798 2 2 Forum on Bilateral Conversations ‡n (5th : ‡d 1990 : ‡c Budapest, Hungary). ‡t Report. ‡f 1991.


‡a Meeting name or jurisdiction name as entry element

Name of a meeting or a jurisdiction name under which a meeting is entered. Enter parenthetical qualifying information in subfield ‡a. Enter parenthetical qualifying information in parenthesis in subfield ‡a.

798 2   Expo 67 ‡c (Montréal, Qu´ebec)
‡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.

798 2   Festival of Britain ‡d (1951 : ‡c London, England)
‡d Date of meeting

The date a meeting was held.

798 2   Biennale di Venezia ‡n (36th : ‡d 1972)
‡e Subordinate unit

A name of a subordinate unit entered under a meeting name.

798 2   Mostly Mozart Festival. ‡e Orchestra.
‡f Date of a work

The date of publication used with a title of a work in a name/title field. Do not use subfield ‡f for dates added parenthetically to a meeting to distinguish between identical names.

798 2   International Symposium on Quality Control (1974-)
‡g Miscellaneous information

Data not identified in other subfields.

798 2   National Conference on Physical Measurement of the Disabled, ‡n 2nd, ‡c Mayo Clinic ‡d 1981, ‡g Projected, not held.
‡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

A form subheading used with a title of a work in a name/title field. The term Selections is a form subheading used with meeting names.

798 2   Council of Trent, ‡n 2nd, ‡d (1545-1563). ‡t Canones et decreta. ‡l English. ‡k Selections. ‡f 1962.
‡l Language of a work

The name of the language or the term representing the language (e.g., Polyglot) of a work.

798 2   Governor's Conference on Aging (N.Y.) ‡l English.
‡n Number of part/section/meeting

The number of a meeting. Also the number designation for a part/section of a work. Numbering is an indication of sequencing in any form (e.g., Book two, Part 1 or Supplement A).

798 2   Asian Games ‡n (9th : ‡d 1982 : ‡c Delhi, India)
‡p Name of part/section of a work

A name designation of a part/section of a work in a name/title field.

798 2   International Conference on Gnosticism ‡d (1978 : ‡c New Haven, Conn.). ‡t Rediscovery of Gnosticism. ‡p Modern writers.
‡q Name of meeting following jurisdiction name entry element

The meeting name entered under a jurisdiction name contained in subfield ‡a. Pre-AACR2 headings only.

‡s Version

The version, edition, etc., information added to a title of a work in a name/title field. Unlikely to be used in field 798.

‡t Title of a work

A uniform title, a title page title of a work or a series title used in a name/title field.

798 2   Vatican Council ‡n (2nd : ‡d 1962-1965). ‡t Decretum de presbyterorum ministerio et vita.
‡u Affiliation

The affiliation or address of the name in subfield ‡a.

‡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 name to a work. 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 (

798 2   Festivals Debussy. ‡e Grand orchestre. ‡4 prf
‡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 (, which also includes links to Canadian, United Kingdom, and German MARC Organization Code lists.

798 2   International Conference on Cataloguing Principles ‡d (1961 : ‡c Paris, France). ‡e Organizing Committee. ‡5 NjP
‡9 Special entry

This subfield is user defined.


Field 798 does not print.

This page last revised July 13, 2015