Update No. 5
MARC 21 Format for Authority Data (1999 Edition)

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress

Update No. 5 (October 2004) to the MARC 21 Format for Authority Data is now available from the Library of Congress. It includes changes made to the authority format resulting from proposals which were considered by the ALA ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee (MARBI) at its 2004 meetings, the Canadian Committee on MARC (CCM) at its meetings in 2004 and by the Book Industry Communications/Bibliographic Standards Technical Subgroup (BIC/BSTS) at its 2004 meetings. This update features important new information including:

Update No. 5 to the MARC 21 Format for Authority Data is available for the following prices (Except in Canada -- See below for ordering information in Canada):

  1. Separately: $10.00
  2. With the 1999 base text: Free

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French versions of MARC 21 publications and English versions in Canada are available from:

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February 9, 2005

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