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380 - Form of Work (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
April 2018

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Form of work (R)
  • $0 - Authority record control number or standard number (R)
  • $1 - Real World Object URI (R)
  • $2 - Source of term (NR)
  • $3 - Materials specified (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 - 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.

$3 - Materials specified

Part of the described materials to which the field applies.

245 10$aSymphony no. 5 ;$bDivertimento no. 2 ; Machines ; Sarabande & polka; The belles of St. Trinians /$cMalcolm Arnold.
380 ##$3The belles of St. Trinians$aMotion picture music$2lcgft

$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

Field 380 - Format of Work [NEW, 2010]
$0 - Record control Number [REDEFINED, 2010]
$1 - Real World Object URI [NEW, 2017]
$3 - Materials specified [NEW, 2018]

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