MARC: News and Announcements (May 20, 2005)
TECHNICAL NOTICE (May 20, 2005)
Addition to the MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources,
Network Development and MARC Standards Office
The code listed below has been recently approved for use in MARC
21 records. The new code will be added to the online
MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions.
The code should not be used in exchange records until after
July 20, 2005. This 60-day waiting period is required to
provide MARC 21 implementers time to include the newly defined
code in any validation tables they may apply to the MARC fields
where the code is used.
- MARC Classification Sources
- bcl - Nederlandse Basisclassificatie = Dutch Basic Classification Codes
(The Hague: Koninklijke Bibliotheek).
For use in subfield $2 (Source of number) in Bibliographic and Classification
records in field 084 (Other Classification Number), and in subfield $2
(Source) in Authority records in field 065 (Other Classification
Number). May also be used in subfield $2 (Source of classification or
shelving scheme) in Bibliographic and Holdings records in field
852 (Location). [use
after July 20, 2005]
The Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC
Standards Office provides information about existing and newly
assigned MARC codes on its Web site (www.loc.gov/marc/)
as well as notices such as these to subscribers of its "MARC"
electronic list ([email protected]).
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