This section is provided for the lists of format changes that accompany each update to the MARC 21 Format for Classification Data. It can also be found in Appendix E of the MARC 21 Format for Classification Data.
This page documents the changes contained in the third update to the 2000 edition of the MARC 21 Format for Classification Data. Update No. 3 (October 2002) includes changes resulting from proposals which were considered by the ALA ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee (MARBI) at its meetings in 2002 and by the Canadian Committee on MARC (CCM) at its meetings in 2002.
LC Implementation Plans
Subscribers can anticipate receiving MARC records reflecting these changes in all distribution services no earlier than February 6, 2003.