Field definition and scope:

Field 374 contains information about the profession or occupation in which a person works or has worked, including dates applicable.

Field 374 is repeated if the person has multiple occupations for different time periods.

The National level record requirement for this field is Optional.

Field 374 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 374

Occupation

O

R

Indicator:

 

 

 

First

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

Second

Undefined; contains a blank

M

 

 

 

 

 

Subfield code:

 

 

 

$a

Occupation

M

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

A

R

$2

Source of term

A

NR

$6

Linkage

A

NR

$8

Field link and sequence number

O

R

Content designator history:

Field 374 - Occupation  [new, 2009]

LC Guidelines:

 374  Occupation

DCM Z1 Instructions:

 374  Occupation

Related MARC fields or documents:

RDA in MARC Authority Data

Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes:

Occupation Term Source Codes

See also:

1XX, 3XX  Headings

Variable Data Fields