Difference between revisions of "MARC 377 Associated Language"

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MARC field 377 in the [[List of MARC 21 fields for authority data|authority]] and [[List of MARC 21 fields for bibliographic data|bibliographic]] formats contains codes for languages associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions. This field is repeatable.
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MARC field 377 in the [[List of MARC 21 fields for authority data|authority]] format contains codes for languages associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions. This field is repeatable. (Field 377 is also authorized for the bibliographic format for unusual circumstances not encountered in Folger cataloging, and is therefore not represented here.   
  
 
==Commonly-used tags==
 
==Commonly-used tags==
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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.
 
* 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.
 
* Assign language codes to both personal and corporate headings.
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* For translators, assign only codes for the language translated into
  
===Bibliographic data===
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==Examples==
* Give codes for languages present in the work or expression being cataloged.
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<pre>377  eng ǂa lat</pre>
 
 
==Examples==  
 
<pre>377  eng ǂa ita</pre>
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ad377.html MARC authority 377]
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ad377.html MARC authority 377]
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=InfobaseMaauth00102 MARC authority 377 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited to Folger staff)
 
 
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=Infobasedcmz10Dash0Dash0Dash3470 DCM Z1 377 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited to Folger staff)
 
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=Infobasedcmz10Dash0Dash0Dash3470 DCM Z1 377 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited to Folger staff)
  

Latest revision as of 11:50, 5 March 2018

MARC field 377 in the authority format contains codes for languages associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions. This field is repeatable. (Field 377 is also authorized for the bibliographic format for unusual circumstances not encountered in Folger cataloging, and is therefore not represented here.

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.
  • For translators, assign only codes for the language translated into

Examples

377  eng ǂa lat

External links