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MARC field 374 in the authority format contains information about profession or occupation in which a person works or has worked, including dates applicable. This field is repeatable.
 
MARC field 374 in the authority format contains information about profession or occupation in which a person works or has worked, including dates applicable. This field is repeatable.
  
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  ǂt End period (NR)  
 
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  ǂ2 Source of term (NR)
 
  ǂ2 Source of term (NR)
 
==Commonly-used terms==
 
These are confirmed for current use. LCSH is given if it exists; [[Index terms for occupations in archival and manuscript collections (ITOAMC)| itoamc]] or other vocabularies if not.
 
374  Actors ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Artists ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  Illustrators ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Authors ǂ2 lcsh (use only for people described as authors or writers)
 
        374  Diarists ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  Dramatists ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  Novelists ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  Pamphleteers ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  Poets ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Binders ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Bookbinders ǂa Conservators (people in conservation) ǂ2 aat
 
374  Booksellers ǂ2 itoamc (prefer over "Publishers" for the hand-press era)
 
374  Clergy ǂ2 lcsh (only use if specific denomination cannot be identified; also add the specific terms used by or for the person) 
 
        374 Catholic Church--Clergy ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374 Church of England--Clergy ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374 Lutheran Church--Clergy ǂ2 lcsh
 
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        374 Bishops (prelates) ǂ2 aat
 
        374 Deans (clergy) ǂ2 aat
 
        374 Ministers (clergy) ǂ2 aat
 
        374 Pastors ǂ2 aat
 
        374 Preachers ǂ2 aat
 
        374 Priests ǂ2 aat
 
        374 Rectors ǂ2 aat
 
374  Editors ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Paper conservator
 
374  Printers ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Publishers ǂ2 lcsh (prefer over "Booksellers" for the machine-press era)
 
374  Scribes ǂ2 lcsh (RBMS scope note: Use for the amanuensis and for the writer of manuscripts proper)
 
374  Teachers ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  College teachers ǂ2 lcsh
 
        374  High school teachers ǂ2 lcsh
 
374  Translators ǂ2 lcsh
 
  
 
==Policy and formulation==
 
==Policy and formulation==
*Use specific terms (in contrast to broad terms preferred for field 372)
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*Use specific terms (in contrast to broad terms preferred for field 372).
 
*Use whichever controlled vocabulary is most convenient for the cataloger.  
 
*Use whichever controlled vocabulary is most convenient for the cataloger.  
*Use for actual professions or occupations; do not extend to non-occupational classes of persons or general descriptors 
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*Terms need to be justified
 
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*Use "authors" for authors of fiction, belle-lettres, freelance professionals, and others who are described as authors. Use a narrower term if that's what they're known for, such as poets or novelists
==Legacy terms==
 
{{Legacy-section}}
 
The terms below need to be confirmed before use
 
* Actors ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Artists ǂ2 lcsh (use for Illustrators)
 
* Authors ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Bookseller ǂ2 marcrelator
 
* Calligraphers ǂ2 lcsh (Use for Penman)
 
* Classicists ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Corrector (but not from an authorized vocab -- yet -- b/c RBMS relationship designator scope note limits to manuscript scriptoria)
 
* Dramatists ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Humanists ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Poets ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Print dealers ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Printmakers ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Scribes ǂ2 lcsh
 
* Translators ǂ2 lcsh
 
  
 
==Controlled vocabularies for occupations==
 
==Controlled vocabularies for occupations==
 
*[http://authorities.loc.gov/ LCSH] ǂ2 lcsh
 
*[http://authorities.loc.gov/ LCSH] ǂ2 lcsh
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* [http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/ AAT] ǂ2 aat
 
*[[Index terms for occupations in archival and manuscript collections (ITOAMC)]] ǂ2 itoamc
 
*[[Index terms for occupations in archival and manuscript collections (ITOAMC)]] ǂ2 itoamc
 
*[http://www.occupationalinfo.org/ Dictionary of Occupational Titles (US Dept of Labor)] ǂ2 dot
 
*[http://www.occupationalinfo.org/ Dictionary of Occupational Titles (US Dept of Labor)] ǂ2 dot
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[[Category: Staff policies and procedures]]
 
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[[Category:MARC]]

Latest revision as of 11:43, 22 November 2017

MARC field 374 in the authority format contains information about profession or occupation in which a person works or has worked, including dates applicable. 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

  • Use specific terms (in contrast to broad terms preferred for field 372).
  • Use whichever controlled vocabulary is most convenient for the cataloger.
  • Terms need to be justified
  • Use "authors" for authors of fiction, belle-lettres, freelance professionals, and others who are described as authors. Use a narrower term if that's what they're known for, such as poets or novelists

Controlled vocabularies for occupations

External links