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656 - Index Term-Occupation (R)


MARC 21 Community Information - Full
October 2007

First Indicator
Undefined
# - Undefined

Second Indicator
Source of term
7 - Source specified in subfield $2


Subfield Codes
$a - Occupation (NR)
$v - Form subdivision (R)
$x - General subdivision (R)
$y - Chronological subdivision (R)
$z - Geographic subdivision (R)
$0 - Authority record control number (R)
$2 - Source of term (NR)
$3 - Materials specified (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)

FIELD DEFINITION AND SCOPE

Index terms giving occupations of the individual named in field 100 (Primary Name-Personal Name).

Standard lists are used for the occupational terms and the list is identified in subfield $2 (Source of term).


GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING CONTENT DESIGNATORS

INDICATORS

First Indicator - Undefined
Undefined and contains a blank (#).
Second Indicator - Source of term
Source of the index term.
7 - Source specified in subfield $2
Value 7 indicates that the source of the index term is contained in subfield $2.

SUBFIELD CODES

$a - Occupation
Term specifying the occupation of the individual named in field 100.
656 #7$aInstructor, Dancing.$2dot
$v - Form subdivision
Form subdivision that designates a specific kind or genre of material as defined by the thesaurus being used. Subfield $v is appropriate only when a form subject subdivision is added to an index term for occupation.
$x - General subdivision
Subject subdivision that is not more appropriately contained in subfields $v (Form subdivision), $y (Chronological subdivision) or $z (Geographic subdivision). Subfield $x is appropriate only when a general topical or form subject subdivision is added to a term.
$y - Chronological subdivision
Subject subdivision that represents a period of time. Subfield $y is appropriate only when a chronological subject subdivision is added to a term.
$z - Geographic subdivision
Geographic subject subdivision. Subfield $z is appropriate only when a geographic subject subdivision is added to a term.
$0 - Authority record control number
See description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$2 - Source of term
MARC code that identifies the source list from which the index term was assigned. Code from: Occupation Term Source Codes.
$3 - Materials specified
Part of the described materials to which the field applies.
$6 - Linkage
See the description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.
$8 - Field link and sequence number
See the description of this subfield in Appendix A: Control Subfields.

INPUT CONVENTIONS

Punctuation - The subfield preceding subfield $2 in field 656 ends with a mark of punctuation or a closing parenthesis.
656 #7$aBabysitters.$2local

An index term followed by a subject subdivision does not end with a mark of punctuation unless the preceding term ends with an abbreviation, initial/letter, open date, or other data that end with a mark of punctuation.
Spacing - No spaces are used in initialisms, acronyms, or abbreviations.
Display Constant - The dash (-) that precedes a subject subdivision is not carried in the machine-readable record. It may be system generated as a display constant associated with the content of subfields $v, $x, $y, and $z.

CONTENT DESIGNATOR HISTORY

$0 - Authority record control number [NEW, 2007]

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