Subfields in OCLC-MARC records
Target Audience maps to field 521 (Target Audience Note) subfield $a (Target audience note) in OCLC-MARC records. Scale maps to first indicator value (Level of Interest) in field 521 in OCLC-MARC records. Source maps to field 521 subfield $b (Source) in OCLC-MARC records. Your choice of Scale will control the indicator value in the 521 field. This is an optional field.
A note describing the target audience of the item.
|Scale choices||Use when|
[No information provided]
|The data in Target Audience does not pertain to a listed Scale or no information is available.|
|Reading Level (by grade)||The data in Target Audience describes the grade level at which the item is meant to be read.|
|Interest Level (by age)||The data in Target Audience pertains to the age level at which the item is most likely of interest.|
|Interest Level (by grade)||The data in Target Audience describes the grade level at which the item is most likely of interest.|
|Special Audience||The data in Target Audience is for a specialized audience to which the item is most likely of interest.|
|Motivation Interest Level||The data in Target Audience describes the motivation and/or interest level of the audience for which the item is best suited.|
The name or abbreviation of the agency or entity assigning the information.
|For 9-12 years old||Blank||Blank|
|Adults 18 and older||Blank||Blank|
|3.1||Reading Grade Level||Blank|
|008-012||Interest Age Level||Blank|
|7 & up||Interest Grade Level||Blank|
|K-3||Interest Grade Level||Follett Library Book Co.|
|Vision impaired||Special Audience||LNOCA|
|High interest||Motivation Interest Level||LNOCA|
Up to 1,879 characters or spaces in Target Audience and Source combined.