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MARC field tag 378 in the authority format is a name element used to distinguish a person from another person with the same name. It may be needed when a part of a name is represented only by an initial or abbreviation in the form chosen as the preferred name, or when a part of the name is not included in the form chosen as the preferred name. This field applies only to the name in the 1XX. This field is not repeatable.
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MARC field tag 378 in the [[List of MARC 21 fields for authority data | Authority]] format is a name element used to distinguish a person from another person with the same name. It may be needed when a part of a name is represented only by an initial or abbreviation in the form chosen as the preferred name, or when a part of the name is not included in the form chosen as the preferred name. Field 378 is used whether or not the authorized access point includes expansion. This field applies only to the name in the 1XX. This field is not repeatable.
  
 
==Commonly-used tags==
 
==Commonly-used tags==
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'''Indicators'''
 
'''Indicators'''
 
  Undefined
 
  Undefined
 
'''Subfield delimiters'''
 
'''Subfield delimiters'''
 
  ǂq - Fuller form of personal name (NR)  
 
  ǂq - Fuller form of personal name (NR)  
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==Policy and formulation==
 
==Policy and formulation==
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*Use only for expansions of initials or forenames not included as the preferred term.  
 
*Use only for expansions of initials or forenames not included as the preferred term.  
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==Examples==  
 
==Examples==  
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1001 Davis, W. J. ǂq (William James), ǂd 1844-1919
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378  ǂq William James
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4001 Davis, William James, ǂd 1844-1919
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  1001 Sievers, E. W., ǂd 1820-1894
 
  1001 Sievers, E. W., ǂd 1820-1894
 
  378  ǂq Eduard Wilhelm
 
  378  ǂq Eduard Wilhelm
 
  4001 Sievers, Eduard Wilhelm, ǂd 1820-1894
 
  4001 Sievers, Eduard Wilhelm, ǂd 1820-1894
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1001 Domville, William T., ǂd 1822-1879
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378  ǂq William Thomas
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''note'': 400 field for fuller form of name not needed according to NACO practice
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ad378.html MARC authority 378]
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ad378.html MARC authority 378]
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=InfobaseMaauth00103 MARC authority 378 in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited to Folger staff)
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*[https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/SrMRCXDX8PHqBpGfDLH3d?domain=loc.gov At-a-Glance guide to MARC Auth $q 378 Fuller form of personal name (NACO Advisory Group)]
*[http://desktop.loc.gov/search?view=document&id=Infobasedcmz10Dash0Dash0Dash3418 DCM Z1 (378) in Cataloger's Desktop] (Access limited to Folger staff)
 
  
  
 
[[Category: Cataloging]]
 
[[Category: Cataloging]]
 
[[Category: Staff policies and procedures]]
 
[[Category: Staff policies and procedures]]

Latest revision as of 13:29, 19 November 2021

MARC field tag 378 in the Authority format is a name element used to distinguish a person from another person with the same name. It may be needed when a part of a name is represented only by an initial or abbreviation in the form chosen as the preferred name, or when a part of the name is not included in the form chosen as the preferred name. Field 378 is used whether or not the authorized access point includes expansion. This field applies only to the name in the 1XX. This field is not repeatable.

Commonly-used tags

Indicators

Undefined

Subfield delimiters

ǂq - Fuller form of personal name (NR) 

Policy and formulation

  • Use only for expansions of initials or forenames not included as the preferred term.

Examples

1001 Davis, W. J. ǂq (William James), ǂd 1844-1919
378  ǂq William James
4001 Davis, William James, ǂd 1844-1919
1001 Sievers, E. W., ǂd 1820-1894
378  ǂq Eduard Wilhelm
4001 Sievers, Eduard Wilhelm, ǂd 1820-1894
1001 Domville, William T., ǂd 1822-1879
378  ǂq William Thomas
note: 400 field for fuller form of name not needed according to NACO practice


External links