MARC 21 Concise Bibliographic: Holdings, Location, Alternate Graphics, etc. Fields (841- 88X)

Fields 841-88X contain descriptions for data elements which are an integral part of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data and data elements which may appear either in bibliographic records or in separate MARC holdings records.

Field 850 is a bibliographic record field that contains minimal holdings location data. Field 852 contains more extensive location data. Field 856 covers information about the location of electronic resources. These fields are described in this document. Fields 841-845, 853-855, and 863-878 are only listed here. Fuller descriptions for them appear in the MARC 21 Concise Format for Holdings Data.

Fields 880, 886, and 887 are special-use bibliographic data fields.

Information for Translators and Other Users
Items highlighted in red indicate changes made after the 2003 edition of the MARC 21 Concise Formats was published and are included in the 2004 printed edition of the MARC 21 Concise Formats.