240 uniform titles



A uniform title is the particular title by which a work is to be identified for cataloging purposes.  It is often used for:  translations, works published under different titles, journals, anonymous works, sacred works, etc.


When the uniform title is the main entry, it is tagged 130.  When a personal, corporate, or conference name is the main entry, the uniform title is tagged 240.


240 Indicators

1st  indicator  1

2nd indicator   0 (non-filing character)


Do not include initial articles in any of the subfields in the 240.  For a list of initial articles, refer to the List of Initial Articles.



Accept the choice and form of uniform title.





BJE 3/7/2002


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