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381 - Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression (R)


MARC 21 Bibliographic - full
April 2018

First Indicator Second Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Undefined
# - Undefined


Subfield Codes
  • $a - Other distinguishing characteristic (R)
  • $u - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
  • $v - Source of information (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

Any characteristic that is not accommodated in a special field that serves to characterize a work or expression. Examples are an issuing body, arranged statement of music, version, or a geographic term. May be used to differentiate a work from another work with the same title.

Multiple characteristics from the same source vocabulary may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield $a (Other distinguishing characteristic). Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Other distinguishing characteristic

A term that specifies a characteristic that differentiates a work or expression from another one.

130 0#$aResearch paper (South African Law Commission)
381 ##$aSouth African Law Commission
[Attributes of a work]
130 0#$aHarlow (Motion picture : 1965 : Douglas)
381 ##$aDouglas
380 ##$aMotion picture
046 ##$k1965
[Attributes of a work]
130 0#$a1 + 1 = 3 (Choreographic work : D'Amboise)
381 ##$aD'Amboise
380 ##$aChoreographic work
[Attributes of an expression]
130 0#$aBible.$lEnglish.$sAuthorized.$f2004
381 ##$aAuthorized
046 ##$k2004
[Attributes of an expression]
100 1#$aDebussy, Claude,$d1862-1918.
240 10$aChansons de Bilitis (Songs).$pChevelure;$oarranged
380 ##$aSongs
381 ##$aarranged
[Attributes of an expression]
100 1#$aLangland, William,$d1330?-1400?
240 10$aPiers Plowman.$s(A-text)
381 ##$aA-text
[Attributes of an expression]

$u - Uniform Resource Identifier

Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), for example a URL or URN, which provides electronic access data in a standard syntax. This data can be used for automated access to an electronic item using one of the Internet protocols.

In field 381, subfield $u is used to record the location of electronically accessible source information.

$v - Source of information

Source where the information recorded in field 381 was found if not through a URI.

$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.

130 0#$aGold rush (Motion picture : 1925)
245 14$aThe Gold rush /$cUnited Artists ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin.
381 ##$31942 version of original 1925 film, with audio$aSound version
505 0#$aGold rush (1942) ; Gold rush (1925)
730 0#$iContainer of (expression):$aGold rush (Motion picture : 1925 :$sSound version)
[The compilation includes two versions of a film, the original silent release and a later version with sound.]
245 00$3Bach/Gould project.
381 ##$3Goldberg variations$aarranged
505 20$tGoldberg variations, BWV 988 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; string quartet arrangement, the Catalyst Quartet -- String quartet, op. 1 / Glenn Gould.
700 12$iContainer of (expression):$aBach, Johann Sebastian,$d1685-1750.$tGoldberg-Variationen;$oarranged.

$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 381 - Other Distinguishing Characteristics of Work or Expression [NEW, 2010]
$0 - Record control number [REDEFINED, 2010]
$1 - Real World Object URI [NEW, 2017]
$3 - Materials specified [NEW, 2018]

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