Tuesday, March 16, 2004

MARC Code Lists

Additions to the MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions
Network Development and MARC Standards Office Library of Congress

The codes listed below have been recently approved for use in MARC 21 records. They include 2 other source codes. These new codes will be added to the online MARC Codes Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions. The codes should not be used in exchange records until after June 16, 2004. This 60 day waiting period is required to provide MARC 21 implementers with time to include newly defined codes in any validation tables they may apply to the MARC fields where these codes are used.

MARC Other Sources

Additions:

  • ukblsr (British Library Standard Record) (subfield $a in Bibliographic and Authority records in field 042) [use after June 16, 2004]
  • ukscp (UK Legal Deposit Libraries' Shared Cataloguing Programme Record) (subfield $a in Bibliographic and Authority records in field 042) [use after June 16, 2004]

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