Difference between revisions of "MARC 375 Gender"

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*Infer gender based on given names. For example, assume that ''Alice'' is female and ''John'' is male.
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*Gender can be inferred from given names. For example, assume that ''Alice'' is female and ''John'' is male.
*Refrain from making assumptions about ambiguous given names (''Robin'', ''Pat'', ''Leslie''), or if you are in doubt about its gender-association in a particular language (''Sille'',  ''Chunhua''), and you have no other information.
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*Refrain from making assumptions about ambiguous given names (''Robin'', ''Pat'', ''Leslie''), or if you are in doubt about its gender-association in a particular language (''Sille'',  ''Chunhua''), unless you have firm evidence. In that case, make sure the evidence is presented in field 670. Example:
*If none of the authorized terms apply, choose a term from LCSH and identify the source in ǂ2 (<code>375 Transgender people ǂ2 lcsh</code>)
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375 female
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670  Wikipedia viewed 23 January 2015  ǂb (Michael Learned (born April 9, 1939) is an American actress, best known for her role as Olivia Walton in the long-running CBS drama series, The Waltons)
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*If none of the authorized terms apply, choose a term from LCSH and identify the source in ǂ2  
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375 Transgender people ǂ2 lcsh
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 11:27, 26 January 2015

MARC field 375 in the authority format contains information about gender of a person, including dates applicable.

Commonly-used tags

Indicators

Undefined

Subfields

ǂa - Gender (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

  • RDA-authorized terms are
female
male
not known
  • Gender can be inferred from given names. For example, assume that Alice is female and John is male.
  • Refrain from making assumptions about ambiguous given names (Robin, Pat, Leslie), or if you are in doubt about its gender-association in a particular language (Sille, Chunhua), unless you have firm evidence. In that case, make sure the evidence is presented in field 670. Example:
375 female
670  Wikipedia viewed 23 January 2015  ǂb (Michael Learned (born April 9, 1939) is an American actress, best known for her role as Olivia Walton in the long-running CBS drama series, The Waltons)
  • If none of the authorized terms apply, choose a term from LCSH and identify the source in ǂ2
375 Transgender people ǂ2 lcsh


External links