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381 - Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
July 2022

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Other distinguishing characteristic (R)
  • $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

Any characteristic that is not accommodated in a special field that serves to characterize a work or expression. Examples are an issuing body, arranged statement of music, version, or a geographic term. May be used to differentiate a work from another work with the same title.

Multiple characteristics from the same source vocabulary may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield $a (Other distinguishing characteristic). Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Other distinguishing characteristic

A term that specifies a characteristic that differentiates a work or expression from another one.

130 #0$aResearch paper (South African Law Commission)
381 ##$aSouth African Law Commission
[Attributes of a work]
130 #0$aHarlow (Motion picture : 1965 : Douglas)
381 ##$aDouglas
380 ##$aMotion picture
046 ##$k1965
[Attributes of a work]
130 #0$a1 + 1 = 3 (Choreographic work : D'Amboise)
381 ##$aD'Amboise
380 ##$aChoreographic work
[Attributes of an expression]
130 #0$aBible.$lEnglish.$sAuthorized.$f2004
381 ##$aAuthorized
046 ##$k2004
[Attributes of an expression]
100 1#$aDebussy, Claude,$d1862-1918.$tChansons de Bilitis (Songs).$pChevelure;$oarranged
380 ##$aSongs
381 ##$aarranged
[Attributes of an expression]
100 1#$aLangland, William,$d1330?-1400?$tPiers Plowman.$s(A-text)
381 ##$aA-text
[Attributes of an expression]

$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 381, subfield $u is used to record the location of electronically accessible source information.

$v - Source of information

Source where the information recorded in field 381 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

MARC code that identifies the source of the term in subfield $a when it is from a controlled list.

Code from: Subject Heading and 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

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

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