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RVM Subject

RVM = Repertoire des vedetes-matiére that is maintained by the Bibliothèque de l'Université de Laval and/or name authority files maintained by libraries in Canada using French as the language of description.

Also called Subject Headings, RVM.

Word (hr:)
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Label hr:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes ---
Examples
  • hr:liaisons
  • hr:indiens
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 6):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t v x-z
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t v x-z
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 648 a v x-z
  • 650 a b g v x-z
  • 651 a g v x-z
  • 655 a b v x-z
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Searches only subject headings noted as Repertoire des vedettes-matiere [Canadian National Library in French].
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • Retain first comma in name, if the comma is not the last element of a subfield.
  • Retain hyphens in dates.
Phrase (hr=)
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Label hr=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes ---
Examples
  • hr=liaisons dangereuses
  • hr=politique sanitaire
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 6):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t v x-z
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t v x-z
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 648 a v x-z
  • 650 a b g v x-z
  • 651 a g v x-z
  • 655 a b v x-z  
Qualifier Index? No  
Notes
  • Searches only subject headings noted as Repertoire des vedettes-matiere [Canadian National Library in French].
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • Retain first comma in name, if the comma is not the last element of a subfield.
  • Retain hyphens in dates.
Whole phrase (hrw=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label hrw= --- ---
Search? Yes --- ---
Browse? Yes --- ---
Examples hrw=laclos, choderlos de 1741-1803 liaisons dangereuses --- ---
Fields/Subfields

The following 6xx fields (if indicator 2 = 6):

  • 600 a-e g j k m-t v x-z
  • 610 a-e g k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 611 a c-e g k n p q t v x-z
  • 630 a d k m-p r-t v x-z
  • 648 a v x-z
  • 650 a b g v x-z
  • 651 a g v x-z
  • 655 a b v x-z
--- ---
Qualifier Index? No --- ---
Notes
  • Searches only subject headings noted as Repertoire des vedettes-matiere [Canadian National Library in French].
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • Retain first comma in name, if the comma is not the last element of a subfield.
  • Retain hyphens in dates.
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