Thursday, September 09, 2010

Houston Area

The TLA District 8 Fall Conference is fast approaching. Always a good meeting.
This fall's conference, "Treasures of the Gulf Coast," will take place at Clear Brook High School in Clear Creek ISD on Saturday, October 30, 2010. The high school is located on FM 2351 in the edge of Friendswood, Texas off of I-45. Please mark your calendars now. More information will be forthcoming.

There are many of you out there doing great and brilliant things that you need to share with your peers. The application for program proposals will go out tomorrow. Please think about sharing some of the great things you do to make your library a "treasure" to your patrons and fill out a conference proposal form.

Applications for the vendor's exhibit area will also be up in the next week.
Submit proposals.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Addition to Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes

The source code listed below has been recently approved. The code will be added to applicable Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes lists. See the specific source code list for current usage in MARC fields and MODS/MADS elements.

The code should not be used in exchange records until 60 days after the date of this notice to provide implementers time to include newly-defined codes in any validation tables.

Cartographic Data Source Codes
The following source code has been added to the Cartographic Data Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

Addition:
nzpnd
New Zealand Place Names Database (New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB))

Additions to the MARC Code List for Relators

The codes listed below have been recently approved. The codes will be added to the MARC Code List for Relators.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until 60 days after the date of this notice to provide implementers time to include newly-defined codes in any validation tables.

Additions:
mfp
Manufacture place
prp
Production place