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374 - Occupation (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
December 2023

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Undefined
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Undefined
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Subfield Codes
  • $a - Occupation (R)
  • $s - Start period (NR)
  • $t - End period (NR)
  • $u - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
  • $v - Source of information (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $1 - Real World Object URI (R)
  • $2 - Source of term (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $7 - Data provenance (R)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Information about profession or occupation in which a person or family works or has worked, including dates applicable.

The field is repeated if the person or family has multiple occupations for different time periods.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Occupation

A profession or occupation in which the person or family works or has worked.

100 1#$aBacewicz, Grażyna
374 ##$aComposers$aViolinists$2lcdgt
100 3#$aMoulton (Family :$cNewburyport, Mass.)
374 ##$aSilversmiths$2lcsh
100 3#$aPeale (Family :$gPeale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827)
374 ##$aPainters$2lcdgt
100 3#$aZiesemer (Family :$gZiesemer, Daniel)
373 ##$aZiesemer Family Publishers $2naf$s2011
374 ##$aMusic publishers$2lcsh$s2011

$s - Start period

The starting date of work in a profession or occupation.

$t - End period

The end date of work in a profession or occupation.

$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 item using one of the Internet protocols.

In field 374, subfield $u is used to record the location of the source of information about occupation accessible electronically.

$v - Source of information

Source where the information recorded in field 374 was found if not through a URI.

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

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

$1 - Real World Object URI

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

$2 - Source of term

Specifies a code that identifies the source of a controlled vocabulary for occupation terms in $a.

Code from: Occupation Term Source Codes.

$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 374 - Occupation [REDESCRIBED, 2023]
Field definition and scope was broadened in order to accommodate the recording of the occupation of a family. The change also applies to the definition of subfield $a.

$0 - Record control number [REDEFINED, 2010]
$1 - Real World Object URI [NEW, 2017]
$7 - Data provenance [NEW, 2022]

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