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372 - Field of Activity (R)


MARC 21 Authority - Concise
2009

For a person: a field of endeavor, area of expertise, etc., in which the person is engaged or was engaged

For a corporate body: a field of business in which the corporate body is engaged, its area of competence, responsibility, jurisdiction, etc.

The field is repeated if the entity has multiple fields of activity for different time periods.

Indicators
First - Undefined
# - Undefined
Second - Undefined
# - Undefined
Subfield Codes
$a - Field of activity (R)
$s - Start period (NR)
$t - End period (NR)
$u - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
$v - Source of information (R)
$0 - Record control number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$2 - Source of term (NR)
Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.
$6 - Linkage (NR)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
Examples
372 ##$adidjeridu player
372 ##$aThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a political and military alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949.

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