Dancer  [dnc]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A performer who dances in a musical, dramatic, etc., presentation.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Expression, Contributor

Data contributor  [dtc]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person or organization that submits data for inclusion in a database or other collection of data.

Data manager  [dtm]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person or organization responsible for managing databases or other data sources.

Dedicatee  [dte]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person, family, or organization to whom the resource is dedicated.

UF    Dedicatee of item

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Item, Other

Dedicatee of item

USE  Dedicatee

Dedicator  [dto]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person who writes a dedication, which may be a formal statement or in epistolary or verse form.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Other

Defendant  [dfd]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person or organization who is accused in a criminal proceeding or sued in a civil proceeding.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Other

Defendant-appellant  [dft]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A defendant who takes an appeal from one court or jurisdiction to another to reverse the judgment, usually in a legal action.

Defendant-appellee  [dfe]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A defendant against whom an appeal is taken from one court or jurisdiction to another to reverse the judgment, usually in a legal action.

Degree granting institution  [dgg]  Authorities & Vocabularies

An organization granting an academic degree.

UF    Degree grantor

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Other

Degree grantor

USE  Degree granting institution

Degree supervisor  [dgs]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person overseeing a higher level academic degree.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Other

Delineator  [dln]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person or organization executing technical drawings from others' designs.

Depicted  [dpc]  Authorities & Vocabularies

An entity depicted or portrayed in a work, particularly in a work of art.

Deponent

USE  Witness

Depositor  [dpt]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A current owner of an item who deposited the item into the custody of another person, family, or organization, while still retaining ownership.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Item, Owner

Designer  [dsr]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person, family, or organization responsible for creating a design for an object.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Creator

Designer of binding

USE  Binding designer

Designer of book

USE  Book designer

Designer of bookjacket

USE  Bookjacket designer

Designer of bookplate

USE  Bookplate designer

Designer of cover

USE  Cover designer

Designer of e-book

USE  Book designer

Designer of type

USE  Type designer

Director  [drt]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person responsible for the general management and supervision of a filmed performance, a radio or television program, etc.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Work, Other

Director of photography

USE  Cinematographer

Dissertant  [dis]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person who presents a thesis for a university or higher-level educational degree.

Distribution place  [dbp]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A place from which a resource, e.g., a serial, is distributed.

Distributor  [dst]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person or organization that has exclusive or shared marketing rights for a resource.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Manifestation

Donor  [dnr]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A former owner of an item who donated that item to another owner.

RDA Collections:  Collection, Item, Owner

Draftsman  [drm]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person, family, or organization contributing to a resource by an architect, inventor, etc., by making detailed plans or drawings for buildings, ships, aircraft, machines, objects, etc.

UF    Technical draftsman

RDA Collections:  Collection, Expression, Contributor

Dubious author  [dub]  Authorities & Vocabularies

A person or organization to which authorship has been dubiously or incorrectly ascribed.

See also:

Relator Codes - Term Sequence