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Appendix G - Format Changes


MARC 21 Bibliographic
April 2016

This section is provided for the lists of format changes that accompany each update to the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.


MARC 21 FORMAT FOR BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATA

FORMAT CHANGE LIST

Update No. 22, April 2016
This page documents the changes contained in the twenty-second update to the 1999 edition of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data. Update No. 22 (April 2016) includes changes resulting from proposals that were considered by the MARC 21 community during January 2016.

New content designators:
Codes
Code n - Not Applicable in Sound Recording 007/03 (Speed)
Code n - Not Applicable in Sound Recording 007/10 (Kind of material)
Code r - Remote in Sound Recording 007/01 (Specific material designation)
Code s - Standalone device in Electronic Resource 007/01 (Specific material
                           designation)
Subfields
$r Total number of individuals performing alongside ensembles (NR) in 382
         (Medium of Performance)
$t Total number of ensembles (NR) in 382 (Medium of Performance)
$0 Authority record control number or standard number (R) in 753 (System
         Details Access to Computer Files)
$2 Source of term (NR) in 753 (System Details Access to Computer Files)
Changes in content designator names and definitions:
Character Positions
Sound redescribed in Sound Recording 007/03 (Sound)
Kind of material redescribed in Sound Recording 007/10 (Kind of material)
Codes
Code c - Chip cartridge redescribed in Electronic Resource 007/01 (Specific material
                           designation)
Code s - Sound Recording redescribed in Sound Recording 007/00 (Category of
                           material)
Subfields
$e Number of ensembles renamed Number of ensembles of the same type in 382
         (Medium of Performance)

UPDATE 22 LOCAL PRINT GUIDE

The following sections and fields were created/changed in Update No. 22 and should be printed to keep a print copy of the format up-to-date. Changes appear in red.


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