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IFLA Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC Core Programme (UBCIM)

UNIMARC Manual : Bibliographic Format 1994

APPENDIX G: Subject Systems Codes

Introduction

The following are lists of subject systems codes for published thesauri and classification schemes. Maintaining agencies are in parentheses ( ).

The codes are required for subfield $2 of fields 600-608, 615 (thesauri) and field 686 (classification codes).

Other codes may be registered with the IFLA UBCIM Office by submitting registration details including suggested code, author, title, imprint and maintaining agency.

Thesaurus List

agrovoc

AGROVOC thesaurus. (Rome : AGRIS)

bic

BIC subject categories (London: BIC)

bmsi

British Museum subject index

cae

National Library of Canada (English) subject headings. (Ottawa : National Library of Canada)

caf

National Library of Canada (French) subject headings. (Ottawa : National Library of Canada)

ericd

Thesaurus of ERIC descriptors. (Washington : Educational Resources Information Center)

fei

Fingerprints = Empreintes = Impronte. (Paris : Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes in association with the National Library of Scotland, 1984)

gmgpc

Descriptive terms for graphic materials : genre and physical characteristic headings. (Washington: Library of Congress)

gsafd Guidelines on subject access to individual works of fiction, drama, etc. Chicago: Resources and Technical Services Division, American Library Association)

inist

INIS: Thesaurus. (Vienna : International Atomic Energy Agency)

inspec

INSPEC thesaurus. (London : Institution of Electrical Engineers)

lc

Library of Congress Subject Headings. (Washington : Library of Congress)

lcch

Library of Congress Children's Subject Headings. (Washington : Library of Congress)

lctgm

United States. Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division. Thesaurus for Graphic Materials. (Washington : Library of Congress)

mesh

Medical Subject Headings. Bethesda, Md. : United States. National Library of Medicine

nal

U.S. National Agricultural Library subject headings. (Beltsville, Md. : National Agricultural Library)

rameau

RAMEAU : répertoire d'autorité-matière encyclopédique et alphabétique unifié. (Paris : Bibliothèque nationale de France ; Montpellier : Agence bibliographique de l'enseignement supérieur)

rbbin

Binding terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries)

rbgenr

Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing. (Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries)

rbpap

Paper terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries)

rbpri

Printing and publishing evidence : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries)

rbprov

Provenance evidence : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries)

rbtyp

Type evidence : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging. (Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries)

sears

Sears, Minnie Earl. Sears List of Subject Headings. (New York : H.M. Wilson)

she

SHE: subject headings for engineers. (New York : Engineering Index, inc.)

test

United States. Dept. of Defense. Thesaurus of engineering and scientific terms. (Washington : Dept. of Defense)

watrest

United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Thesaurus of water resources terms; a collection of water resources and related terms for use in indexing technical information. (Washington : Bureau of Reclamation)

Classification Scheme List

rubbk

Library Bibliographic Classification Schedules for Research Libraries. (Moscow : Russian State Library, LBS Research Department).

rugasnti

State Rubricator for Scientific and Technical Information. (Moscow : Rector Centre for Scientific Research and Development, Interbranch Commission for Education).

sab

Klassifikationssystem för svenska bibliotek (SAB:s kommitté for katalogisering och klassifikation)

usnal

National Agricultural Library

usnlm

National Library of Medicine. National Library of Medicine classification. (Bethesda (Md.) : National Library of Medicine).

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