Friday, April 24, 2009

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

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 June 16, 2009. 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 code is 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).

Addition:
rilm
RILM classification system [use only after June 16, 2009]
Term, Name, Title Sources

The following codes are for use in subfield $2 in appropriate 6XX fields (Subject Added Entries/Index Terms) in Bibliographic and Community Information records; subfield $2 in fields 700-754 (Index Terms) in Classification records; subfield $2 in fields 700-788 (Heading Linking Entries) in Authority records; and subfield $f in field 040 (Cataloging Source) in Authority records.

Additions:
nsbncf
Nuovo Soggettario (Firenze: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze) [use only after June 16, 2009]

nzggn
New Zealand gazetteer of official geographic names (New Zealand Geographic Board Nga- Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB)) [use only after June 16, 2009]

scbi
Soggettario per i cataloghi delle biblioteche italiane (Firenze: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze) [use only after June 16, 2009]

tucua
Thesaurus for use in college and university archives (Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists) [use only after June 16, 2009]
The following code is for use in subfield $2 in fields 700-754 (Index Terms) in Classification and subfield $f in field 040 (Cataloging Source) in Authority records.

Addition:
ddcri
Dewey Decimal Classification Relative Index (Albany, N.Y. : Forest Press) [use only after June 16, 2009]

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