Wednesday, November 15, 2006

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 codes will be added to the online MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until after January 14, 2006. This 60-day waiting period is required to provide MARC 21 implementers time to include newly defined codes in any validation tables they may apply to the MARC fields where the codes are used.

Description Conventions

The following code is for use in subfield $2 in field 506 (Restrictions on Access Note) in Bibliographic and Holdings records.
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Standardized terminology for access restriction (DLF/OCLC Registry of Digital Masters Working Group) http://purl.oclc.org/NET/506Vocabulary [use after January 14, 2006]
Term, Name, Title Sources

The following codes are for use in subfield $2 in Bibliographic and Community Information records in 6xx fields and in subfield $f in field 040 (Cataloging Source) in Authority records.
aucsh
Qâ'imat ru'ûs mawdû'ât al-fahras al-'Arabîyah al-mowahad = Arabic Union Catalog Subject Headings [use after January 14, 2006]
spines
Tesauro SPINES: un vocabulario controlado y estructurado para el tratamiento de información sobre ciencia y tecnología para el desarrollo (Madrid: UNESCO, ICYT) [use after January 14, 2006]
The following code is for use in subfield $2 in Bibliographic records in field 752 (Added Entry - Hierarchical Place Name)
blnpn
British Library newspaper place names (London: British Library) [use after January 14, 2006]

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