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*Use specific terms (in contrast to broad terms preferred for field 372).
 
*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
 
*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
 
*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==
 
==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

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