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Relator and Role Code and Term Source Codes

Introduction
Relator and Role Source Codes
Relator and Role Source Code Usage in MODS and MADS

Introduction

Relator and Role Sources contains a list of sources of codes and/or terms used to record relationships between names, between resources, and between names and resources, and assigns a code to each source. The purpose of this list is to identify the vocabulary used in metadata.  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 source 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 lowercase alphabetic characters.  Possible additions to codes are described in Source Codes.

Relator and Role Source Codes

marcrelator
MARC Code and Term List for Relators

Relator and Role Source Code Usage in MODS and MADS

MODS/MADS Elements

  • mods: name / role / roleTerm @authority
  • mods: name / role / roleTerm @authority

  • mads: authority / name / role / roleTerm @authority
  • mads: authority / name / role / roleTerm @authority
  • mads: related / name / role / roleTerm @authority
  • mads: related / name / role / roleTerm @authority
  • mads: variant / name / role / roleTerm @authority
  • mads: variant / name / role / roleTerm @authority
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