Standard Terms for Use in 856 Link Text

"Subfield ‡3 contains information that specifies the part of the bibliographic item  to which the field applies."--MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data, Field 856
"Subfield ‡y. This subfield contains link text which is used for display in place of the URLs in subfield ‡u."--MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data
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Digital version Used for Walpole print collection
Finding aid Used for manuscript collections
Full text Used only for Serial Solutions records; for items cataloged locally, use the appropriate "Online" term
Online archives  
Online book  
Online database  
Online guide Used for guides to microform sets
Online index  
Online journal  
Online map  
Online map <designation> 1. EXAMPLES: Online map recto; Online map sheet 1; Online map sheet A
  2. Designation terms are not established on this list; take the term from the resource cataloged.
  3. Use designation for numbered multipart monographic maps, not for map series
  4. When sheets in a small multipart lack designation, by general convention
   they are referred to by a compass point, e.g. Online map NW sheet [NW=Northwest]
Online newspaper  
Online score  
Online thesis  
Online video  
See also: 856 fields in Original, Copy, and Batch-Loaded Records for Tangible Resources
Originally Posted:  July 3, 2007
Last revision: Jan. 10 2013
Last modified: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:48am