Friday, August 27, 2004


The updated proposals and discussion paper from the ALA Annual 2004 meetings of the MARC Advisory Committee are now available from the MARC 21 Web site. They include a brief review of the discussion and status of each paper.

The updated papers are located at:

  • Proposal No. 2004-05 Changes Needed to Accommodate RISM Data--Music Incipits
  • Proposal No. 2004-06 Defining the First Indicator and New Subfields in Field 017 to Suppress Display Labels in the MARC 21 Bibliographic Format
  • Proposal No. 2004-07 Applying Field 752 (Added Entry - Hierarchical Place Name) for Different Purposes in the MARC 21 Bibliographic Format
  • Proposal No. 2004-08 Changing the MARC-8 to UCS Mapping for the Halves of Doublewide Diacritics from the Unicode/UCS Half Diacritic Characters to the Unicode/UCS Doublewide Diacritic Characters
  • Discussion Paper 2004-DP04 Use of ISBNs and LCCNs in MARC 21 Bibliographic Records

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