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Entity Type Source Codes

Introduction
Entity Type Source Codes
Entity Type Source Code Usage in MARC

Introduction

Entity Type Source Codes contains a list that identifies the source of the term or code used to record the type of entity in a record. For code assignment, general structure, usage, and maintenance guidelines see Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes.

Arrangement of the List

Entries in the list are arranged in alphabetical order by the code and consist of the code followed by the bibliographic citation for the source documentation. The citations are linked to the online source for some codes.

Code Structure

Each code consists of a maximum of 12 characters, including lowercase alphabetic characters, numeric characters 0 through 9, and the hyphen (-). Possible additions to codes are described in Source Codes.

Entity Type Source Codes

gndgen
Integrated authority file (Gemeinsame Normdatei, GND), general type External Link
gndspec
Integrated authority file (Gemeinsame Normdatei, GND), specific type External Link

Entity Type Source Code Usage in MARC

MARC 21 Formats and Fields

  • Authority records
    • 075 $2 (Type of Entity / Source code)

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