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MARC field 372 in the authority format contains information:
MARC field 372 in the authority format contains information  
 
*For a person: a field of endeavor, area of expertise, etc., in which the person is engaged or was engaged
 
*For a corporate body: a field of business in which the corporate body is engaged, its area of competence, responsibility, jurisdiction, etc.
 
  
==Policy and formulation==
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* For a person: a field of endeavor, area of expertise, etc., in which the person is engaged or was engaged
*Restrict to actual fields of endeavor; don't apply to literary or artistic movements
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* For a corporate body: a field of business in which the corporate body is engaged; its area of competence, responsibility, jurisdiction, etc.
*Use broad terms in 372; specific terms in 374. For example, '''Book industries and trade''' for Field of activity, and '''Publishers''' for Occupation
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*Use Shakespeare as field of activity for all people who have anything to do with Shakespeare--which we know because we're cataloging it--even if it's only one thing and the person is completely obscure
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*Use whichever controlled vocabulary is most convenient for the cataloger
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This field is repeatable.
*Terms apply to both practitioners and scholars/critics. For example, '''Music''' for musicians ''and'' musicologists; '''Theater''' for actors ''and'' theater historians
 
*See [[Authority control]] for attribute clusters for the following types of persons and industries (these clusters are in the process of being developed and will be eventually deleted here):
 
**Booktrade (including printmaking and selling)
 
**Creative writing
 
**Education and scholarship
 
**Religion
 
**Theater
 
==Confirmed terms==
 
For terms agreed on in second round of NACO training, winter/spring 2014-2015
 
372  Art ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Book design ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Book industries and trade ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Clergy--Office ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Dance ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Drama ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Education ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  English language ǂ2 lcsh (use for translators)
 
372  Graphic arts ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Graphic design (Typography) ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Illustration of books ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Law ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Literature ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Medicine ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Music ǂ2 lcsh [for musicians and musicologists]
 
372  Poetry ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Photography ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 ǂ2 naf
 
372  Theater ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Translating and interpreting ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Universities and colleges--Administration ǂ2 lcsh
 
372  Writing ǂ2 lcsh [for those who write penmanship manuals or style guides]
 
  
==Legacy terms==
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==Commonly-used tags==
{{Legacy-section}}
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Indicators
This is the list the catalogers came up when first being trained but before much experience in autumn 2013. All terms here should be reconsidered and others added.
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Undefined
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Subfield delimiters
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ǂa Occupation (R)
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ǂs Start period (NR)
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ǂt End period (NR)
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ǂ2 Source of term (NR)
  
Refer to the following list for terms commonly used in the 372:
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==Policy and formulation==
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* Refer to local constant data (in the Shared Authorities file in [[Connexion client|Connexion]]) for frequently-used terms.
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* Prefer AAT or LCSH; however, any [[Controlled vocabularies|controlled vocabulary]] is acceptable.
  
(brainstormed... verified forms say so)
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===Persons===
* Acting (for people known primarily as actors it is not necessary to use Theater as well)
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* Restrict to actual fields of endeavor; don't apply to literary or artistic movements.
* Book industries and trade ǂ2 lcsh (i.e., use the broad term for "field of activity" and a specific term for occupation, pending discussion on DCRM-L; goal: be able to move from more specific to more general and vice-versa by machine later, so need one type of term in one category, the other in the other).
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* Use broader terms in the 372 field, and specific terms in the [[MARC 374 Occupation|374]] field.  
* Calligraphy $2 lcsh
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372  ‡a Book industries and trade ‡2 lcsh
* Classical literature $2 lcsh (e.g. for commentaries on Virgil, translations from ancient Greek; there isn't a more specific term)
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374  ‡a Publishers ‡2 aat
* Drama (for playwrights)
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* Use Shakespeare as field of activity for all people who have anything to do with Shakespeare--which we know because we're cataloging it--even if it's only one thing and the person is completely obscure.
* Drawing
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** Other personal name headings may be used in 372, but apply these more conservatively than with Shakespeare.
* English language |2 lcsh (added 21 Oct 2013)
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* Terms can indicate both practitioners and scholars/critics. For example, use '''Music''' for musicians ''and'' musicologists; '''Theater''' for actors ''and'' theater historians.
* English literature $2 lcsh (added Oct. 9, 2013) [e.g. for a scholar translating Shakespeare]
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* When establishing translators, include a subfield ‡a for the language they are translating a work ''from''. (Include the language that a work has been translated ''into'' in the 377.)
* Illustration of books $2 lcsh
 
* Painting $2 lcsh AND $2 lctgm (always prefer lcsh? or prefer lctgm if it means not having to repeat a field? --[[User:ErinBlake|Erin Blake]] ([[User talk:ErinBlake|talk]]) 21:06, 7 January 2015 (EST))
 
* Poetry (for poets)
 
* Preaching $2 lcsh (added Oct. 9, 2013)
 
* Printmaking $2 lctgm
 
* Printselling -- but need to find an authorized form
 
* Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 |2 naf (for Shakespeare scholars, biographers, et al.)
 
* Theater $2 lcsh (i.e., theater-folk broadly speaking, incl. directing; also use narrower term "Acting" when appropriate)
 
* Translating and interpreting $2 lcsh
 
* Writing $2 lcsh (i.e., what people who write penmanship manuals do)
 
  
Considered, but rejected:
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===Corporate bodies===
* Renaissance humanism (it isn't in lcsh, and it isn't a field of activity)
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* Use broader terms in the [[MARC 368 Other Attributes of Person or Corporate Body|368]] field, and specific terms in the 372 field.
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368  ‡a Business (business enterprises) ‡a Publishing houses ‡2 aat
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372  ‡a Book industries and trade ‡2 lcsh
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372  ‡a Publishing ‡2 aat
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ad372.html MARC Authority 372]
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* [http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ad372.html MARC Authority 372]
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=InfobaseMaauth00097&f MARC Authority 372 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited by licensing agreements)
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* [http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=InfobaseMaauth00097&f MARC Authority 372 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited by licensing agreements)
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=InfobaseMaauth00311&f LC guidelines for MARC Authority 372 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limitedby licensing agreements)
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* [http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=InfobaseMaauth00311&f LC guidelines for MARC Authority 372 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited by licensing agreements)
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&doc_action=setdoc&doc_keytype=foliodestination&doc_key=dcmz1372&hash=372&f DCM Z1 (372)] (Access limited by licensing agreements)
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* [http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&doc_action=setdoc&doc_keytype=foliodestination&doc_key=dcmz1372&hash=372&f DCM Z1 (372)] (Access limited by licensing agreements)
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:46, 16 January 2019

MARC field 372 in the authority format contains information:

  • For a person: a field of endeavor, area of expertise, etc., in which the person is engaged or was engaged
  • For a corporate body: a field of business in which the corporate body is engaged; its area of competence, responsibility, jurisdiction, etc.


This field is repeatable.

Commonly-used tags

Indicators

Undefined

Subfield delimiters

ǂa Occupation (R)
ǂs Start period (NR) 
ǂt End period (NR) 
ǂ2 Source of term (NR)

Policy and formulation

  • Refer to local constant data (in the Shared Authorities file in Connexion) for frequently-used terms.
  • Prefer AAT or LCSH; however, any controlled vocabulary is acceptable.

Persons

  • Restrict to actual fields of endeavor; don't apply to literary or artistic movements.
  • Use broader terms in the 372 field, and specific terms in the 374 field.
372  ‡a Book industries and trade ‡2 lcsh
374  ‡a Publishers ‡2 aat
  • Use Shakespeare as field of activity for all people who have anything to do with Shakespeare--which we know because we're cataloging it--even if it's only one thing and the person is completely obscure.
    • Other personal name headings may be used in 372, but apply these more conservatively than with Shakespeare.
  • Terms can indicate both practitioners and scholars/critics. For example, use Music for musicians and musicologists; Theater for actors and theater historians.
  • When establishing translators, include a subfield ‡a for the language they are translating a work from. (Include the language that a work has been translated into in the 377.)

Corporate bodies

  • Use broader terms in the 368 field, and specific terms in the 372 field.
368  ‡a Business (business enterprises) ‡a Publishing houses ‡2 aat
372  ‡a Book industries and trade ‡2 lcsh
372  ‡a Publishing ‡2 aat

External links