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371 - Address (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
December 2023

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Subfield Codes
  • $a - Address (R)
  • $b - City (NR)
  • $c - Intermediate jurisdiction (NR)
  • $d - Country (NR)
  • $e - Postal code (NR)
  • $m - Electronic mail address (R)
  • $s - Start period (NR)
  • $t - End period (NR)
  • $u - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
  • $v - Source of information (R)
  • $z - Public note (R)
  • $4 - Relationship (R)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $7 - Data provenance (R)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

An address (as well as electronic access information such as email, telephone, fax, TTY, etc. numbers) associated with the entity described in the record. Multiple addresses, such as mailing addresses and addresses corresponding to the physical location of an item or facilities, are recorded in separate occurrences of field 371.

For a person: the address of a person's place of residence, business, or employer and/or an e-mail address.

For a family: the address of a family’s place of residence, business, or employer and/or an e-mail address.

For a corporate body: the address of the corporate body's headquarters or offices, or an e-mail address for the body.

Distinction between field 371 (Address) and field 370 (Associated place): Field 370 (Associated place) includes information about places associated with a person, a family, or a corporate body at the level of the country, the town, etc. Field 371 (Address) contains information relating to the location of a person, a family, or a corporate body, at which they can be found or reached (e.g., printed mail address, e-mail address, etc.).


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Address

All address information preceding the name of the city or town. The subfield can also contain information indicating that no address information is available. Subfield $a is repeated to indicate separations of address information.

100 1#$aSmith, Arthur
371 ##$aBox 1216$bBarrière$dCanada$eV0E 1E0

$b - City

Name of city or town in address of a person, a family, or corporate body.

110 2#$aCommunity Legal Education Ontario.
371 ##$aSuite 600$a119 Spadina Avenue$bToronto$cON$dCanada$eM5V 2L1

$c - Intermediate jurisdiction

Name of intermediate jurisdiction, such as state or province, in address of a person, a family, or corporate body.

$d - Country

Name of country in address of a person, a family, or corporate body.

$e - Postal code

Alphanumeric code assigned to the postal delivery area by a national postal agency.

$m - Electronic mail address

Electronic mail address associated with the person, a family, or corporate body. If more than one electronic mail address applies, subfield $m is repeated.

$s - Start period

The starting date associated with the address of a person, a family, or corporate body.

$t - End period

The end date associated with the address of a person, a family, or corporate body.

$u - Uniform Resource Identifier

Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), for example a URL or URN, which provides electronic access data in a standard syntax. This data can be used for automated access to an electronic resource using one of the Internet protocols.

$v - Source of information

Source where the information recorded in field 371 was found if not through a URI.

$z - Public note

Note relating to the address information contained in field 371. The note is written in a form that is adequate for public display.

$4 - Relationship

Code or URI that specifies the relationship between the address and the entity described in the record. More than one relationship code or URI may be used if there is more than one relationship.

A source of relationship codes is: MARC Code List for Relators.

$6 - Linkage

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

$7 - Data provenance

See description of this subfield in Appendix H: Data Provenance Subfields.

$8 - Field link and sequence number

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


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 371 - Address [REDESCRIBED, 2023]
Field definition and scope was broadened in order to accommodate the recording of the address of a family. The change also applies to the definitions of subfields $b, $c, $d, $m, $s, $t.

$4 - Relator code [RENAMED, 2017] [REDESCRIBED, 2017]

Subfield $4 was renamed and redescribed to allow for the recording of both codes and URIs representing relationships.

$7 - Data provenance [NEW, 2022]

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