Difference between revisions of "MARC 046 Special Coded Dates (Authority)"

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*Firm (even if vague) dates do not need a ǂ2; it is assumed that the source is ISO 8601 (the international standard for dates and times).  
 
*Firm (even if vague) dates do not need a ǂ2; it is assumed that the source is ISO 8601 (the international standard for dates and times).  
 
*Uncertain dates are formulated according to the Extended Date/Time Format developed by the Library of Congress, and require <code>ǂ2 edtf</code>
 
*Uncertain dates are formulated according to the Extended Date/Time Format developed by the Library of Congress, and require <code>ǂ2 edtf</code>
 
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*In the absence of birth or death dates, record years of activity, if known. Do this even when an authorized access point is modified by an active century date. If years of activity are unknown, record the century
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
  046  ǂs 1705 ǂt 1721  
 
  046  ǂs 1705 ǂt 1721  
 
  1001 Speed, Anne, ǂd active 18th century
 
  1001 Speed, Anne, ǂd active 18th century
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046  ǂs 18 ǂt 19
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1001 Stuart, Otho, ǂd active 19th century-20th century
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Revision as of 17:36, 15 December 2014

MARC field 046 in the authority format contains information about dates that are associated with the entity described in the record.

Commonly-used tags

Indicators

Undefined

Subfields

ǂf - Birth date
ǂg - Death date
ǂk - Beginning or single date created
ǂl - Ending date created 
ǂs - Start period
ǂt - End period
ǂu - Uniform Resource Identifier
ǂv - Source of information
ǂ2 - Source of date scheme

Policy and formulation

  • Include readily-available date information in this field, even if that information is not used in the authorized access point.
  • Firm (even if vague) dates do not need a ǂ2; it is assumed that the source is ISO 8601 (the international standard for dates and times).
  • Uncertain dates are formulated according to the Extended Date/Time Format developed by the Library of Congress, and require ǂ2 edtf
  • In the absence of birth or death dates, record years of activity, if known. Do this even when an authorized access point is modified by an active century date. If years of activity are unknown, record the century

Examples

046  ǂs 1705 ǂt 1721 
1001 Speed, Anne, ǂd active 18th century
046  ǂs 18 ǂt 19
1001 Stuart, Otho, ǂd active 19th century-20th century



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