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240  Uniform Title (NR)

       

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Required if applicable
1st Indicator  Authorized access point printed or displayed
Not printed or displayed
1 Printed or displayed
2nd Indicator  Nonfiling characters
No nonfiling characters
1-9 Number of nonfiling characters
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards 
ǂa Uniform title (NR) Mandatory/Mandatory
ǂd Date of treaty signing (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂf Date of a work (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂg Miscellaneous information (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂh Medium (NR) Do not use/Do not use
ǂk Form subheading (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂl Language of a work (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂm Medium of performance for music (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂn Number of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂo Arranged statement for music (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂp Name of part/section of a work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂr Key for music (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂs Version (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

Together with the name in fields 100, 110, or 111, the preferred title forms the authorized access point that identifies an item especially if it has appeared under varying titles. It also distinguishes similar works and expressions. Use field 130 for the preferred title that forms the authorized access point when no name is appropriate.

Do not enter field 240 and field 130 or field 243 in the same record.

For more information, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

1st Indicator

Authorized access point printed or displayed. For information about the 1st indicator position, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

 
0

Not printed or displayed

 
1

Printed or displayed

2nd Indicator

Nonfiling characters. For information about the 2nd indicator position, see Preferred Titles--General Information.
 
0

No nonfiling characters

 
1-9

Number of nonfiling characters

Subfields

 
ǂa Uniform title  

For information about subfield ǂa, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

110 2   Catholic Church, ǂe compiler.
240 1 0 Missal, Easter (Ms. Library of Congress. M2. 1 XII M8)
100 0   Guillaume, ǂc de Machaut, ǂd approximately 1300-1377, ǂe composer
240 1 0 Ballades
110 1   Kenya, ǂe enacting jurisdiction.
240 1 0 Laws, etc. (Laws of Kenya : 1948)
110 1   United States. ǂb Congress. ǂb Senate. ǂb Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, ǂe author.
240 1 0 Financial Stability Oversight Council annual report to Congress (2013)
100 1   Austen, Jane, ǂd 1775-1817, ǂe author.
240 1 0 Sense and sensibility
100 1   Gale, Zona, ǂd 1874-1938, ǂe author.
240 1 0 Miss Lulu Bett (Novel)
ǂd Date of treaty signing  

For information about subfield ǂd, see Preferred Titles--General Information. Subfield ǂd is unlikely to be used for current cataloging in field 240.

110 1   France.
240 1 Treaties, etc. ǂg Great Britain, ǂd 1906 October 20. ǂk Protocols, etc. ǂd 1967 February 15
[Pre-RDA]
ǂf Date of a work  

For information about subfield ǂf, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, ǂd 1906-1945, ǂe author.
240 1 Works. ǂk Selections. ǂl English. ǂf 2014
100 0   Sophocles, ǂe author.
240 1 Works. ǂk Selections. ǂl English. ǂf 1994
100 1   James, Henry, ǂd 1843-1916, ǂe author.
240 1 Works. ǂk Selections. ǂf 2003
ǂg Miscellaneous information  

For information about subfield ǂg, see Preferred Titles--General Information. Subfield ǂg is unlikely to be used for current cataloging in field 240.

110 1   China.
240 1 Treaties, etc. ǂg United States, ǂd 1980 September 17. ǂk Protocols, etc., ǂd 1996 February 16
[Pre-RDA]
ǂh Medium  

For information about subfield ǂh, see Preferred Titles--General Information. Do not use subfield ǂh in field 240.

ǂk Form subheading  

For information about subfield ǂk, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Decker, Pamela, ǂe composer.
240 1 Organ music. ǂk Selections
100 1   Bizet, Georges, ǂd 1838-1875, ǂe composer.
240 1 Carmen. ǂk Selections
100 1   Shakespeare, William, ǂd 1564-1616, ǂe author.
240 1 Works. ǂk Selections. ǂl Armenian
ǂl Language of a work  

For information about subfield ǂl, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   García Márquez, Gabriel, ǂd 1927-2014, ǂe author.
240 1 Amor en los tiempos del cólera. ǂl Romanian
100 1   Caesar, Julius, ǂe author.
240 1 De bello Gallico. ǂl French
100 1   Musil, Robert, ǂd 1880-1942, ǂe author.
240 1 Mann ohne Eigenschaften. ǂl Russian
100 1   Jobim, Antonio Carlos, ǂe composer.
240 1 Garota de Ipanema. ǂl English
ǂm Medium of performance for music  

For information about subfield ǂm, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Gubaidulina, Sofia, ǂd 1931- ǂe composer.
240 1 Sonatas, ǂm piano
100 1   Farrenc, Louise, ǂd 1804-1875, ǂe composer.
240 1 Quintets, ǂm piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, ǂn no. 1, op. 30, ǂr A minor
100 1   Vecchi, Orazio, ǂd 1550-1605, ǂe composer.
240 1 Madrigals, ǂm voices (5)
100 1   Luzuriaga, Diego, ǂe composer.
240 1 Canciones, ǂm guitar accompaniment
100 1   Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, ǂd 1864-1956, ǂe composer.
240 1 Choruses, ǂm mixed voices, ǂn op. 23
ǂn Number of part/section of a work  

For information about subfield ǂn, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, ǂd 1939- ǂe composer.
240 1 Symphonies, ǂn no. 5
100 1   Beach, H. H. A., ǂc Mrs., ǂd 1867-1944, ǂe composer.
240 1 Songs, ǂn op. 78. ǂp Night song at Amalfi
100 1   Telemann, Georg Philipp, ǂd 1681-1767, ǂe composer.
240 1 Trio sonatas ǂn (1718). ǂn No. 6
100 1   Handel, George Frideric, ǂd 1685-1759, ǂe composer.
240 1 Acis and Galatea, ǂn HWV 49b
100 1   Zimmermann, Anton, ǂd 1741-1781, ǂe composer.
240 1 Symphonies, ǂn AZ I/1:G³, ǂr G major
100 0   Homer, ǂe author.
240 1 Iliad. ǂn Book 8-9
100 1   Crisp, Thomas, ǂd active 17th century, ǂe author.
240 1 Babel's-builders unmask't. ǂn Part 2
100 1   Khachaturi︠a︡n, Aram, ǂd 1903-1978, ǂe author.
240 1 Detskiĭ alʹbom. ǂn Tetradʹ 2
ǂo Arranged statement for music  

For information about subfield ǂo, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Anderson, Leroy, ǂd 1908-1975, ǂe composer.
240 1 Bugler's holiday; ǂo arranged
100 1   Rossini, Gioacchino, ǂd 1792-1868, ǂe composer.
240 1 Barbiere di Siviglia. ǂp Largo al factotum; ǂo arranged
100 1   Chaminade, Cécile, ǂd 1857-1944, ǂe composer.
240 1 Serenade, ǂm piano, ǂn op. 29; ǂo arranged
ǂp Name of part/section of a work  

For information about subfield ǂp, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Sullivan, Arthur, ǂd 1842-1900, ǂe composer.
240 1 H.M.S. Pinafore. ǂp We sail the ocean blue; ǂo arranged
100 1   Beyer, Johanna Magdalena, ǂd 1888-1944, ǂe composer.
240 1 Piano-book. ǂp Bees
100 1   Mahler, Gustav, ǂd 1860-1911, ǂe composer.
240 1 Symphonies, ǂn no. 5, ǂr C♯ minor. ǂp Scherzo
ǂr Key for music  

For information about subfield ǂr, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, ǂd 1809-1847, ǂe composer.
240 1 Trios, ǂm piano, strings, ǂn no. 2, op. 66, ǂr C minor
100 1   Hindemith, Paul, ǂd 1895-1963, ǂe composer.
240 1 Sonatas, ǂm violin, piano, ǂn op. 11, no. 1, ǂr E♭
100 1   Lefébure-Wély, Louis James Alfred, ǂd 1817-1870, ǂe composer.
240 1 Organiste moderne. ǂp Sortie, ǂr E♭ major
ǂs Version  

For information about subfield ǂs, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

100 1   Carr Peter, ǂd 1911- ǂe composer
240 1 Songs, ǂm string quartet accompaniment. ǂs Vocal score
100 1   Bartók, Béla, ǂd 1881-1945, ǂe composer.
240 1 Choruses ǂn (1935). ǂp Resteknek nótája. ǂl English ǂs (Herzog)
100 1   Langland, William, ǂd 1330?-1400? ǂe author.
240 1 Piers Plowman ǂs (Z-text)
100 0   Plato, ǂe author.
240 1 Republic. ǂl Greek ǂs (Adam : Second edition)
ǂ0 Authority record control number or standard number

For information about subfield ǂ0, see Control Subfields.

ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

Punctuation

Do not enter brackets around the text in field 240. Do not enter a period at the end of field 240 unless it ends with an abbreviation. Enter necessary punctuation at the end of the field if it ends with an abbreviation.

For more information about punctuation, see Preferred Titles--General Information.

Indexing

For indexing and searching information, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, field 240.

This page last revised: August 26, 2016