Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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 30, 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.

Other Sources
Field 034 (Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data)

The following codes are for use in subfield $2 in field 034 (Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data) in the Authority and Bibliographic formats.

Additions:

aadcg
Australian Antarctic Data Centre Antarctic Gazetteer (Australian Antarctic Data Centre) [use only after November 30, 2009]
acgms
Atlas of Canada Gazetteer Map Service (Natural Resources Canada) [use only after November 30, 2009]
ahcb
Atlas of Historical County Boundaries (Newberry Library) [use only after November 30, 2009]
bcgnis
BC Geographical Names Information System (BCGNIS) (Government of British Columbia ) [use only after November 30, 2009]
cbf
Cartographic Boundary Files (U.S. Census Bureau) [use only after November 30, 2009]
cga
Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)) [use only after November 30, 2009]
cgndb
Canadian Geographical Names Database (Natural Resources Canada) [use only after November 30, 2009]
cgotw
Columbia Gazetteer of the World (Columbia University Press) [use only after November 30, 2009]
esriarc
ESRI ArcView [use only after November 30, 2009]
gbos
Ordnance Survey (Great Britain Ordnance Survey) [use only after November 30, 2009]
geoapn
GeoScience Australia Place Names (Geoscience Australia) [use only after November 30, 2009]
geonames
GeoNames [use only after November 30, 2009]
geonet
NGA GEOnet Names Server (GNS) (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) [use only after November 30, 2009]
gettytgn
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online (J. Paul Getty Trust) [use only after November 30, 2009]
gnis
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) (United States Geological Survey, Board on Geographic Names) [use only after November 30, 2009]
gnrnsw
Geographical Names Register of NSW (New South Wales Government) [use only after November 30, 2009]
goj
Gazetteer of Japan (Geographical Survey Institute, and the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department of the Japan Coast Guard) [use only after November 30, 2009]
gooearth
Google Earth [use only after November 30, 2009]
gufn
GEBCO Gazetteer of Undersea Feature Names (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)) [use only after November 30, 2009]
knab
Kohanimeandmebaas (KNAB) (Eesti Keele Instituut) [use only after November 30, 2009]
lwip
Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) [use only after November 30, 2009]
mwgd
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, Inc.) [use only after November 30, 2009]
natmap
The National Map-Boundaries (USGS) (U.S. Geological Survey) [use only after November 30, 2009]
nsgn
Nova Scotia Geographical Names (Province of Nova Scotia) [use only after November 30, 2009]
peakbag
Peakbagger.com [use only after November 30, 2009]
nosa
PlaceNames Online: South Australian State Gazetteer (Government of South Australia, Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure) [use only after November 30, 2009]
pwme
Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia (Peakware) [use only after November 30, 2009]
rsd
Ramsar Sites Database (Ramsar) [use only after November 30, 2009]
sagns
South African Geographical Names System (South African Department of Arts and Culture) [use only after November 30, 2009]
volwrld
Volcano World (Oregon Space Grant Consortium) [use only after November 30, 2009]
vow
Volcanoes of the World [use only after November 30, 2009]
wdpa
World Database on Protected Areas (World Commission on Protected Areas) [use only after November 30, 2009]
whl
World Heritage List (UNESCO) [use only after November 30, 2009]
wld
World Lakes Database (International Lake Environment Committee) [use only after November 30, 2009]
other
Other (A source other than one for which a unique code has been established) [use only after November 30, 2009]
The following code was previously defined for usage 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. Usage has been expanded for field 034 in Authority and Bibliographic records.
nzggn
New Zealand Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names (New Zealand Geographic Board Ng Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB)) [use only after November 30, 2009 in field 034]

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