Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Additions to MARC Code List for Languages

The following codes have been approved for use in the international language code standard, ISO 639-2 (Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages--Part 2: alpha-3 code) and are also being added to the MARC Code List for Languages.
  • New code Language name Previously coded
  • ain Ainu mis (Miscellaneous languages)
  • alt Southern Altai tut (Altaic (Other))
LC Implementation Plans
Subscribers can anticipate receiving MARC records reflecting these changes in all distribution services not earlier than November 30, 2005.

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