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257 - Country of Producing Entity (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
November 2016

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Country of producing entity (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $2 - Source (NR)
  • $6 - Linkage (NR)
  • $8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Name or abbreviation of the name of the country(s) where the principal offices of the producing entity(s) of a resource are located.

Entity(s) in this instance is the production company(s) or individual that is named in the statement of responsibility (subfield $c) of field 245 (Title Statement).


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Country of producing entity

Name or abbreviation of the name of the country(s) where the principal offices of the producing entity(s) of a resource are located.

May contain the abbreviation [S.l.] when the country is unknown.

257 ##$aU.S.
257 ##$a[S.l.].
257 ##$aItaly ; France.
500 ##$aAvers Film has separate offices in Italy and France.
257 ##$aFrance$aGermany$aItaly$2naf
257 ##$aUnited States$2naf
257 ##$aItaly$2naf

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number

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

257 ##$aGermany$0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80125931$2naf

$2 - Source

MARC code that identifies the source of the term in subfield $a.

Code from: Subject Heading and Term Source Codes.

$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.


INPUT CONVENTIONS

Punctuation - Field 257 ends with a mark of punctuation unless the last word in the field is an abbreviation, initial/letter, or other data that ends with a mark of punctuation. No punctuation is recorded between subfields.


CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

Field 257 - Country of Producing Entity [RENAMED, 2009]
Prior to 2010 was named "Country of Producing Entity for Archival Films" and was (NR)
$a - Country of producing entity [RENAMED, 2009]

Prior to 2010 was named "Country of Producing Entity for Archival Films" and was (NR)

$0 - Authority record control number or standard number [NEW, 2016]
$2 - Source [NEW, 2009]

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