Monday, September 15, 2008

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 MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until after November 15, 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.

Classification Code Sources

The following codes are for use in subfield $2 in field 084 in Bibliographic and Community Information records (Other Classification Number), in subfield $2 in field 084 in Classification records (Classification Scheme and Edition) and in subfield $2 in field 065 in Authority records (Other Classification Number).

Additions:
cslj
Elazar, David H. & Elazar, Daniel J. A classification system for libraries of Judaica (Lanham, MD: University Press of America) [use only after November 15, 2008]
nwbib
Nordrhein-Westfalische Bibliographie (Kaln: hbz - Hochschulbibliothekszentrum NRW) [use only after November 15, 2008]
rich
Richardson classification system (Yardley, Pa.: F. S. Cook & Son) [use only after November 15, 2008]
rpb
Rheinland-Pfalzische Bibliographie [use only after November 15, 2008]
skb
Sachbuch-Systematik fur Katholische offentliche B├╝chereien (Munchen: St. Michaelsbund) [use only after November 15, 2008]
sswd
Schlagwortnormdatei [use only after November 15, 2008]
Other Sources
Field 210 - Abbreviated Title
The following code is for use in subfield $2 in field 210 in Bibliographic records (Abbreviated Title).

Addition:
inisaljt
INIS: authority list for journal titles [use only after November 15, 2008]

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