Wednesday, January 05, 2005

MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions

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

The codes listed below have been recently approved for use in MARC 21 records.The new codes will be added to the online MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions. The new codes should not be used in exchange records until after March 5, 2005. 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.

MARC Term, Name, Title Sources Additions:

  • waqaf - Maknas Uloom Al Waqaf (Kuwait: Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation) (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)
  • natgaz - National Gazetteer (Reston, VA: GNIS (Field 042 - Authentication Code)
  • natgazfid - National Gazetteer (Reston, VA: GNIS (Field 042 - Authentication Code)

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