The following codes have been approved for use in the international language code standard, ISO 639-2 (Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages--Part 2: alpha-3 code) and are also being added to the MARC Code List for Languages.
|New code||Language name||Previously coded|
|csb||Kashubian||sla (Slavic (Other))|
|krc||Karachay-Balkar||tut (Altaic (Other))|
|mdf||Moksha||fiu (Finno-Ugrian (Other))|
|myv||Erzya||fiu (Finno-Ugrian (Other))|
|scn||Sicilian Italian||ita (Italian)|
|srn||Sranan||cpe (Creoles and Pidgins, English-based (Other)|
||Klingon (Artificial language)
LC Implementation Plans
Subscribers can anticipate receiving MARC records reflecting these changes in all distribution services not earlier than April 19, 2005.
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