Abstract & revision notes

Authorities: Format and Indexes

Abstract

Provides details on the format of OCLC authority records. Describes indexes and indexed fields/subfields. Also covers procedures for submitting authority record change requests.

Last updated: May 2012

Revision History
Date Section title Description of changes
May 2012

3. Tag Groups; 4. Variable fields; 5. Indexes and indexed fields

Revised to incorporate changes to the authority record format and to indexing for authority records, implemented to reflect the 2012 MARC Update.

August 2011

4. Variable fields; 5. Indexes and indexed fields

Revised to incorporate changes to the authority record format and to indexing for authority records, implemented to reflect the 2011 MARC Update.

May 2010

3. Tag Groups; 4. Variable fields; 5. Indexes and indexed fields

Revised to incorporate changes to the authority record format and to indexing for authority records, implemented to reflect the 2010 MARC Update.

September 2009

1. Introduction; 4. Variable fields; 5. Indexes and indexed fields

Revised to incorporate changes to the authority record format and to indexing for authority records, implemented to reflect the 2009 MARC Update.

     


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