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377 - Associated Language (R)


MARC 21 Authority - full
November 2016

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Source of code
# - MARC language code
7 - Source specified in $2


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Language code (R)
  • $l - Language term (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source of code (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Codes for languages associated with the entity described in the record. Includes the language a person uses when writing for publication, broadcasting, etc., a language a corporate body uses in its communications, a language of a family, or a language in which a work is expressed.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

First Indicator - Undefined

Undefined and contains a blank (#).

Second Indicator - Source of code

# - MARC language code
7 - Source specified in $2

Source of language code is indicated by a code in $2.

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Language code

A language code identifying the language that a person, organization, or family uses for publication, communication, etc., or in which a work is expressed.

100 1#$aNabokov, Vladimir,$d1899-1977
377 ##$arus$aeng

$l - Language term

Language that a person, organization, or family uses for publication, communication, etc., or in which a work is expressed.

130 #0$aBible.$lLenje.$f2003
377 ##$abnt$lLenje
[The Lenje language falls under the collective code of bnt (Bantu (Other))]
100 1#$aZingani, Willie T.
377 ##$aeng
377 ##$anya$lChewa
[Zingani writes in both the Chewa dialect (which is under the collective code nya (Nyanja)) and in English.]

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

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

377 ##$ahun$0http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/languages/hun

$2 - Source of code

Specifies a code that identifies the source of the language code in subfield $a.

Code from: Language Code and Term Source Codes.

110 2#$aCanadian Standards Association
377 ##$aeng$afre
377 #7$aen$afr$2iso639-1

$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

$l - Language term [NEW, 2011]
$0 - Authority record control number or standard number [NEW, 2016]

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