MARC: News and Announcements (May 16, 2008)
Update No. 8 (October 2007) was recently released in multiple document formats. It includes changes made to the MARC 21 formats resulting from proposals which were considered by the ALA ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee (MARBI), the Canadian Committee on MARC (CCM) and the BIC Bibliographic Standards Group in 2007.
The printed update is available through the Cataloging Distribution Service. It includes pages for fields that have been changed, with changes marked with side lining. PDFs of those printed update pages are also available online at www.loc.gov/cds/PDFdownloads/marc/index.html.
You may order the print Update No. 8 (October 2007) from:
Library of Congress
Cataloging Distribution Service
Customer Services Section
Washington, DC 20541-4912
The cost for Update No. 8 (October 2007) is $10. It includes all five format updates bundled in one package.
French versions of MARC 21 publications and English versions in Canada are
Government of Canada Publications
The print 2007 Concise Formats with Update No. 8 incorporated is at the printer. An announcement will be made when it is ready for distribution. The 2007 Online Concise is available at www.loc.gov/marc/.
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