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Appendix G - Format Changes


MARC 21 Bibliographic
October 2014

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. 19, October 2014
This page documents the changes contained in the nineteenth update to the 1999 edition of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data. Update No. 19 (October 2014) includes changes resulting from proposals that were considered by the MARC 21 community during June 2014.

Format changes in previous updates can be found on the MARC Format Overview page.

New content designators:
Fields
370Associated Place (R)
388Time Period of Creation (R)
Subfields
$g Miscellaneous information (R) in 650 (Subject Added Entry-Topical Term)
$g Miscellaneous information (R) in 651 (Subject Added Entry-Uniform Title)
Changes in repeatability:
Subfields
$gMiscellaneous information changed to repeatable in:
         100 (Main Entry-Personal Name),
         110 (Main Entry-Corporate Name),
         111 (Main Entry-Meeting Name),
         130 (Main Entry-Uniform Title),
         240 (Uniform Title),
         243 (Collective Uniform Title),
         246 (Varying Form of Title),
         247 (Former Title),
         600 (Subject Added Entry-Personal Name),
         610 (Subject Added Entry-Corporate Name),
         611 (Subject Added Entry-Meeting Name),
         630 (Subject Added Entry-Uniform Title),
         700 (Added Entry-Personal Name),
         710 (Added Entry-Corporate Name),
         711 (Added Entry-Meeting Name),
         730 (Added Entry-Uniform Title),
         800 (Series Added Entry-Personal Name),
         810 (Series Added Entry-Corporate Name),
         811 (Series Added Entry-Meeting Name),
         830 (Series Added Entry-Uniform Title)
.
Obsolete content designators:
Indicators
6481st indicator (Type of date or time period):
# - No information provided
0 - Date or time period covered or depicted
1 - Date or time period of creation or origin

NON-UPDATE RELATED EDITORIAL MODIFICATIONS

The following fields do not have technical changes but contain editorial modifications (in red):


UPDATE 19 LOCAL PRINT GUIDE

The following sections and fields were created/changed in Update No. 19 and should be printed to keep a print copy of the format up-to-date. Changes appear in red.


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