Field definition and scope:

Field 656 contains 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).

Field 656 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

Repeatability

Field 656

Index Term - Occupation

R

Indicator:

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

 

 

 

 

Second

Source of term

 

7

Source specified in subfield $2

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

$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

Input conventions:

Punctuation

Spacing

Display constant

Content designator history:

Subfield $0 - Authority record control number  [new, 2007]

Related MARC fields or documents:

100  Primary Name - Personal Name

880  Alternate Graphic Representation

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:

Occupation Term Source Codes

See also:

6XX  Subject Access Fields

Variable Data Fields