Difference between revisions of "MARC 377 Associated Language"

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==Policy and formulation==
 
==Policy and formulation==
For authority data, give [http://www.loc.gov/marc/languages/ MARC language codes] for languages used by the entity described. For bibliographic data, give codes for languages present in the work or expression being cataloged.
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===Authority data===
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* Give [http://www.loc.gov/marc/languages/ MARC language codes] for languages used by the entity described.  
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* Only assign language codes for entities responsible for textual content. Do not use this field for artists or printmakers, for example.
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* Assign language codes to both personal and corporate headings.
  
For authority data, only assign language codes for entities responsible for textual content. Do not use this field for artists or printmakers, for example.
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===Bibliographic data===
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* Give codes for languages present in the work or expression being cataloged.
  
 
==Examples==  
 
==Examples==  

Revision as of 14:52, 4 November 2016

MARC field 377 in the authority and bibliographic formats contains codes for languages associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions. This field is repeatable.

Commonly-used tags

Indicators
1st: Undefined

2nd:
MARC language code (indicator left blank)

Subfield delimiters
ǂa Language code (R)

Policy and formulation

Authority data

  • Give MARC language codes for languages used by the entity described.
  • Only assign language codes for entities responsible for textual content. Do not use this field for artists or printmakers, for example.
  • Assign language codes to both personal and corporate headings.

Bibliographic data

  • Give codes for languages present in the work or expression being cataloged.

Examples

377  eng ǂa ita

External links