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885  Matching Information (R)

Record Type

BIB

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Matching information (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂb Status of matching and its checking (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂc Confidence value (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂd Generation date (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂw Record control number (R) Optional/Optional
ǂx Nonpublic note (R) Optional/Optional
ǂz Public note (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ2 Source (NR) Optional/Optional
ǂ5 Institution to which field applies (NR) Optional/Optional

Definition

Information about the results of a matching process, intended to assist catalogers in the verification of a possible match between two records.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

 
blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

 
blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
ǂa Matching information

A term, code, or identifier naming the matching process. A subprocess may be added.

ǂb Status of matching and its checking

Information about the status of the matching which may be given in coded form.

ǂc Confidence value

Describes the confidence of the matching process assigned by the institution.

ǂd Generation date

Date on which the matching information was generated. This also serves as the beginning of the period of validity. Date is recorded in the format yyyymmdd in accordance with ISO 8601, Representation of Dates and Times (http://www.iso.org/iso/iso8601).

ǂw Record control number

System control number of the matched record preceded by the MARC code, enclosed in parentheses, for the agency to which the control number applies. For more information about subfield ǂw, see Control Subfields.

ǂx Nonpublic note

Note pertaining to the matching process that is not displayed to the public.

ǂz Public note

Note pertaining to the matching process that is displayed to the public.

ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number

Control number or standard number of the matched record. For more information about subfield ǂ0, see Control Subfields.

ǂ2 Source

Source of the record control number in subfield ǂw or the authority record control number or standard number in subfield ǂ0. See Subject Heading and Term Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/subject.html). For more information about subfield ǂ2, see Control Subfields.

ǂ5 Institution to which the field applies

For information about subfield ǂ5, see Control Subfields.

Indexing

Field 885 is not indexed.

This page last revised: October 16, 2017