Field definition and scope:

Field 370 contains a place associated with persons, corporate bodies, families, works, and expressions.

For a person:  the place associated with a person's 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.

For a work or expression:  the place from which a work or expression originated.

Field 370 should be repeated when start and end periods in subfields $s and $t pertain to a different associated place.  If place data is from a controlled vocabulary, the vocabulary is indicated in subfield $2 (Source of term).

The National level record requirement for this field is Optional.

Field 370 is repeatable.

Guidelines for applying content designators:

For indicator and subfield code definitions and examples, National level (NLR) record requirements, and designator repeatability, see table below:

Position

Description

NLR

Repeatability

Field 370

Associated Place

O

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

$a

Place of birth

A

NR

$b

Place of death

A

NR

$c

Associated country

A

R

$e

Place of residence/headquarters

A

R

$f

Other associated place

A

R

$g

Place of origin of work or expression

A

R

$i

Relationship information

 

R

$s

Start period

A

NR

$t

End period

A

NR

$u

Uniform Resource Identifier

A

R

$v

Source of information

A

R

$0

Authority record control number or standard number

O

R

$2

Source of term

A

NR

$3

Materials specified

 

NR

$4

Relationship

 

R

$6

Linkage

A

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

O

R

Content designator history:

Field 370 - Associated Place  [new, 2009]

Subfield $g - Place of origin of work  [renamed, 2017] [redescribed, 2017]

Subfield $i - Relationship information  [new, 2017]

Subfield $3 - Materials specified  [new, 2017]

Subfield $4 - Relationship  [new, 2017]

LC Guidelines:

 370  Associated Place

DCM Z1 Instructions:

 370  Associated Place

Related MARC fields or documents:

RDA in MARC Authority Data

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:

Subject Heading and Term Source Codes

See also:

1XX, 3XX  Headings

Variable Data Fields