Monday, November 19, 2007

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

Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress 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 16, 2008. 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. Term, Name,

Title Sources

The following codes are for use in subfield $2 in fields 600-657 in Bibliographic and Community Information records, and in subfield $f in field 040 (Cataloging Source) in Authority records.

Additions:
afset
American Folklore Society Ethnographic Thesaurus [use only after January 9, 2008]
aiatsisl
AIATSIS Language Thesaurus (Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies [use only after January 16, 2008]
aiatsisp
AIATSIS Place Thesaurus (Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies [use only after January 16, 2008]
aiatsiss
AIATSIS Subject Thesaurus (Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies [use only after January 16, 2008]
Other Standard Identifier

The following code is for use in subfield $2 in field 024 in Bibliographic and Coommunity Information records (Other Standard Identifier).

Addition:

gtin-14
Global Trade Identification Number 14 (EAN/UCC-128 or ITF-14) [use only after January 16, 2008]

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