A uniform title used as a subject added entry. Use this field particularly for manuscripts that are commentaries, e.g., on the Bible.
indicators: 1st 0-9 Number of non-filing characters
2nd 0 Library of Congress Subject Headings
We chiefly use “0” for Library of Congress (as per 600 and 610), for other thesauri consult MARC.
subfields: $$a - Uniform title
$$l - Language of a work
$$p - Name of part/section of a work
$$v - Form subdivision.
$$x - General subdivision.
punctuation: End with a mark of punctuation.
$$a Uniform title
Follow AACR2 Chapter 25 rules for formulating a uniform title. Enter prescribed parenthetical information added to make a title distinctive in subfield $$a.
When a text has been presented in translation, record the language(s) here. Use “&” to separate multiple languages; the original language will be last if used; if the language is an early form of a modern language, add name of modern language, followed by early form in parentheses: French (Anglo-Norman).
630 _0 $$a Clavicula Salomonis. $$l French.
630 _0 $$a Otello. $$s Vocal score. $$k Selections. $$l English & Italian.
$$p Name of a part or section of the work
Use especially for the Bible, Old Testament vs. New Testament, or for a book in the bible.
130 0_ $$a Bible. $$p New Testament.
130 0_ $$a Bible. $$p Ezra.
130 0_ $$a Bible. $$p Corinthians, 1st.
$$v Form subdivision
Terms indicating the genre, form, and/or physical characteristics of the materials being described: use subfield $$x if the terms function as general subdivisions. A $$v might be used in a record describing a letter in which an author discusses the photos he’s chosen for a book he’s written. A form subdivision in subfield $$v is generally the last subfield in the field, no punctuation before.
630 00 $$a Bible. $$p O.T. $$p Apocrypha. $$p Wisdom of Solomon $$v Photographs.
$$x General subdivision
A subject subdivision that is not more appropriately contained in subfield $$v, $$y or $$z: use subfield $$x only when a general topical term is added to a uniform title. Common manuscript uses include:
630 00 $$a Bible. $$p N.T. $$p John $$x Commentaries $$x Early works to 1800.
630 00 $$a Perl (Middle English poem) $$x Appreciation.