Difference between revisions of "MARC 374 Occupation"

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==Controlled vocabularies for occupations==
 
==Controlled vocabularies for occupations==
 
*[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
 
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Revision as of 13:32, 4 May 2016

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.
  • Use for actual professions or occupations; do not extend to non-occupational classes of persons or general descriptors.
  • 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