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380 - Form of Work (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - Full
February 2010

First Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
$a - Form of work (R)
$0 - Record control number (R)
$2 - Source of term (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)


FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

A class or genre to which a work belongs. May be used to differentiate a work from another work with the same title.

Multiple forms of work from the same source vocabulary may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield $a (Form of work). Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Form of work
A term expressing the class or genre of the work.
100 1#$aWilder, Thornton,$d1897-1975.
240 10$tOur town
380 ##$aPlay
130 0#$aCinderella (Choreographic work)
380 ##$aChoreographic work
130 0#$aWar of the worlds (Television program)
380 ##$aTelevision program
$0 - Record control number
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.
$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.

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