MARC 370 Associated Place
MARC field 370 in the authority format contains towns, cities, provinces, states, and/or countries associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions. This field is repeatable.
ǂa - Place of birth (NR) ǂb - Place of death (NR) ǂc - Associated country (R) ǂe - Place of residence/headquarters (R) ǂf - Other associated place (R) ǂg - Place of origin of work (R) ǂs - Start period (NR) ǂt - End period (NR) ǂu - Uniform Resource Identifier (R) ǂv - Source of information (R) ǂ2 - Source of term (NR)
Policy and formulation
- Use both the modern form of the country (e.g. "Italy") and the form of the name identified with the person, if different (e.g., "Venice (Republic : to 1797)")
- Give place of residence in ǂe and country in ǂc even if the country is already named in the ǂe, e.g. ǂc France ǂe Paris (France).
- Include both England and Great Britain in ǂc