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Target Audience, Scale, Source (521) field

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.

Target audience

A note describing the target audience of the item.

Scale

Scale choices Use when
Blank

[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.

Source

The name or abbreviation of the agency or entity assigning the information.

Target audience Scale Source
For 9-12 years old Blank Blank
Adults 18 and older Blank Blank
Clinical students 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

Character limit

Up to 1,879 characters or spaces in Target Audience and Source combined.

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