# - Undefined
# - Undefined
$a - Place of birth (NR)
$u - Uniform Resource Identifier (R)
A town, city, province, state, and/or country associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions:
For a person: the town, city, province, state, and/or country associated with a persons' place of birth, death, residence, and/or identity.
For a corporate body: a significant location associated with a corporate body (e.g., location of a conference, etc., location of the headquarters of an organization)
For a family: a place where the family resides or has resided or has some connection. (RDA 10.5.1.1). It is required when needed to distinguish a family from another family with the same name.
For a work: the country or other territorial jurisdiction from which a work originated. (RDA 22.214.171.124). It is required when needed to differentiate a work from another work with the same title.
Place of residence: the town, city, province, state, and/or country in which a person resides or has resided. (RDA 126.96.36.199)
Location of headquarters: a country, state, province, etc., or local place in which an organization has its headquarters. Alternatively, location of headquarters may indicate the geographic area (state, province, city, etc.) in which a corporate body carries out its activities (RDA 188.8.131.52). It is required when needed to distinguish a corporate body from another corporate body with the same name.
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 370, subfield $u is used to record the location of external or supplemental information accessible electronically.
100 1# $a Singer, Isaac Bashevis, $d 1904-1991 370 ## $a Radzimyn, Poland $b Surfside, Fla. [born in Radzimyn, Poland; died in Surfside, Fla.] 100 1# $a Ondaatje, Michael, $d 1943- 370 ## $a Colombo, Sri Lanka 370 ## $e England $s 1954 $t 1962 370 ## $c Canada $e Canada $s 1962 [born in Colombo, Sri Lanka; lived in England from 1954-1962; moved to Canada in 1962] 100 1# $a Hemingway, Ernest, $d 1899-1961 370 ## $a Oak Park, Ill. $b Ketchum, Idaho $e Oak Park, Ill. $e Toronto, Ont. $e Chicago, Ill. $e Paris, France $e Key West, Fla. $e Cuba $e Ketchum, Idaho [born in Oak Park, Ill., died in Ketchum, Idaho; lived in Oak Park, Ill.; Toronto, Ont.; Chicago, Ill.; Paris, France; Key West, Fla.; Cuba; Ketchum, Idaho] 100 3# $a Yan (Family) 370 ## $e Pagsanjan, Philippines [family lived in Pagsanjan, Philippines] Please note that the family heading encoded in 100 3 has been constructed following RDA instructions (which do not match current practice) 110 2# $a Republican Party (Calif.) 370 ## $e Calif. 130 #0 $a Advocate (Boise, Idaho) 370 ## $g Boise, Idaho [place of origin of the monthly Advocate] 130 #0 $a Advocate (Nairobi, Kenya) 370 #0 $g Nairobi, Kenya [place of origin of the monthly Advocate]
Subfield names have been generalised from the RDA element names so that they allow the recording of place information for a broad range of entities. For example, the country associated with a person can be recorded in subfield $c as per RDA instructions; this subfield may also be used to record the name of a country associated with a corporate body.
Data recorded in subfield $c (Associated country) can be encoded following RDA instructions (RDA 184.108.40.206). It may also include a country code, for example from the MARC code list for countries or from ISO 3166-1. Subfield $2 is available for recording the source of the controlled list used.
Field 370 also includes a subfield for date that may be associated with information in another subfield as some places associated with the entity described may vary over time. It may be associated with any subfields except $a and $b, as the dates for birth and death are recorded in new field 046. Field 370 should be repeated when start and end periods in subfields $s and $t are associated with a particular subfield (unless it applies to all subfields in the field), with the new field containing only the place subfield and its associated dates.
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