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TECHNICAL NOTICE (May 26, 2006)

Additions to the MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
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The codes listed below have been recently approved for use in MARC 21 records. The codes will be added to the online MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description Conventions.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until after July 26, 2006. This 60-day waiting period is required to provide MARC 21 implementors time to include newly-defined codes in any validation tables they may apply to MARC fields where the codes are used.

MARC Term, Name, Title Sources & Other Sources

These codes are for use in subfield $2 in Bibliographic and Community Information records in fields 600-651, 655-657 and in field 040, subfield $f (Cataloging Source / Subject heading/thesaurus conventions) in Authority records.

The code below is for use in subfield $2 in Bibliographic and Community Information records in field 658 and in field 040, subfield $f (Cataloging Source / Subject heading/thesaurus conventions) in Authority records.

The Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC Standards Office provides information about existing and newly-assigned MARC codes on its website (www.loc.gov/marc/) as well as notices such as these to subscribers of its MARC listserv. ([email protected]).


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