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386 - Creator/Contributor Characteristics (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
April 2013

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
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Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Creator/contributor term (R)
  • $b - Creator/contributor code (R)
  • $m - Demographic group term (NR)
  • $n - Demographic group code (NR)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source (NR)
  • $3 - Materials specified (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

In title or name/title authority records, a category to which a creator(s) or contributor(s) to a work belongs.

If a demographic group is not specified then multiple creator/contributor group categories from the same source vocabulary or code list may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield $a and subfield $b. If a demographic group is specified then the categories in the field must all come from the same group. Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Creator/contributor term

Creator/contributor group category of the work being described. Repeatable if a creator/contributor falls into multiple demographic groups.

130 #0$aShort story masterpieces by American women writers
386 ##$aAmericans$aWomen$2lcsh
100 1#$aMozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,$d1756-1791.$tSonatas,$mviolin, piano,$nK.8,$rB♭major
386 ##$aChild composers$2lcsh
[Work composed by Mozart in 1763 at the age of 7]

$b - Creator/contributor code

Code representing creator/contributor group category of the work being described.

$m - Demographic group term

A code designating the demographic group (e.g., an ethnic/cultural group; a religious group) to which the terms and codes in $a or $b belong.

130 #0$aShort story masterpieces by American women writers
386 ##$mGender group$aWomen$2lcsh
386 ##$mNationality/regional group$aAmericans$2lcsh
130 #0$aAntologia polskiej animacji
386 ##$mNationality/regional group$aPolish people$2lcsh
[Films by Polish filmmakers]
100 1#$aSlote, Gil$tSongs for all year long.$sPerformed music (1956)
386 ##$mEducational level group$aElementary School Students$2ericd
386 ##$mAge group$aChildren$2lcsh
[1956 recording of a performance by children from New York Public School 24]

$n - Demographic group code

MARC code that specifies the demographic group category (e.g., an ethnic/cultural group; a religious group) into which a particular term ($a) or code ($b) for creator/contributor group category falls.

130 #0$aAntologia polskiej animacji
386 ##$nnat$aPolish people$2lcsh
[Films by Polish filmmakers]

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$2 - Source

MARC code that identifies the source of the term or code used to record the creator/contributor information.

Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.

130 #0$aShort story masterpieces by American women writers
386 ##$aNorth Americans$2ericd
386 ##$aFemales$2ericd
130 #0$aSwallowing clouds
386 ##$aChinese Canadians$2cash
[An anthology of Chinese-Canadian poetry]

$3 - Materials specified

Part of the described materials to which the field applies.

$6 - Linkage

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 386 - Creator/Contributor Characteristics [NEW, 2013]

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