Tuesday, November 16, 2004

MARC Code Lists

Additions to the MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions

The code listed below has been recently approved for use in MARC 21 records. The new code will be added to the online MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions. The new code should not be used in exchange records until after January 15, 2004. This 60-day waiting period is required to provide MARC 21 implementers with time to include the newly defined code in any validation tables they may apply to the MARC fields where the code is used.


    mar - Merenkulun asiasanasto = MariTerm (Maritime technology) (subfield $2 in Bibliographic and Community Information records in fields 600-651, 655-658 and field 040, subfield $f (Cataloging Source / Subject heading/thesaurus conventions) in Authority records)

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