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336 - Content Type (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
September 2015

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Content type term (R)
  • $b - Content type code (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source (NR)
  • $3 - Materials specified (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

The form of communication through which a work is expressed. Field 336 information enables expression of content types from various lists when the authority is for a title or name/title.

Multiple content types from the same source vocabulary or code list may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield $a (Content type term) and subfield $b (Content type code). Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Content type term

Content type of the work being described.

336 ##$aperformed music$2rdacontent
336 ##$atwo-dimensional moving image$btdi$2rdacontent

$b - Content type code

Code representing the content type of the work being described.

336 ##$bprm$2rdacontent
336 ##$btxt$2rdacontent$3liner notes

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

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

336 ##$aperformed music$bprm$0(uri)http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/contentTypes/prm$2rdacontent
336 ##$aperformed music$0(uri)http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAContentType/1011

$2 - Source

MARC code that identifies the source of the term or code used to record the content type information.

Code from: Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes.

336 ##$btdm$2rdacontent

$3 - Materials specified

Part of the described materials to which the field applies.

336 ##$atext$2rdacontent$3liner notes

$6 - Linkage

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

$8 - Field link and sequence number

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


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number [NEW, 2015]

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