MARC 377 Associated Language

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

1st: Undefined

MARC language code (indicator left blank)

Subfield delimiters
ǂa Language code (R)

Policy and formulation

For authority data, give 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.

For authority data, only assign language codes for entities responsible for textual content. Do not use this field for artists or printmakers, for example.


377  eng ǂa ita

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