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Appendix G - Format Changes


MARC 21 Bibliographic
November 2021

This section is provided for the lists of format changes that accompany each update to the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.


MARC 21 FORMAT FOR BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATA

FORMAT CHANGE LIST

Update No. 33, November 2021
This page documents the changes contained in the thirty-third update to the 1999 edition of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data. Update No. 33 (November 2021) includes changes resulting from proposals that were considered by the MARC 21 community since the publication of Update No. 32 (June 2021).

Format changes in previous updates can be found on the MARC Format Overview page.

New content designators:
Subfields
$j Original capture and storage technique (R) in 344 (Sound Characteristics)
$l Binding (R) in 340 (Physical Medium)
$y Incorrect ISSN (R) in 490 (Series Statement)
$z Canceled ISSN (R) in 490 (Series Statement)

Changes in content designator names and definitions:
Field
034Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data field definition and scope redescribed.

Character Position
007/13 (Sound Recording) - Capture and storage technique renamed Original capture
                          and storage technique
and redescribed.
Codes
a - Acoustical capture, direct storage renamed Acoustical capture, analog direct storage
                  and redescribed in Sound Recording 007/13 (Original capture and storage technique)
b - Direct storage, not acoustical renamed Electrical capture, analog direct storage
                  and redescribed in Sound Recording 007/13 (Original capture and storage technique)
d - Digital storage renamed Electrical capture, digital storage and redescribed in
                  Sound Recording 007/13 (Original capture and storage technique)
e - Analog electrical storage renamed Electrical capture, analog electrical storage
                  and redescribed in Sound Recording 007/13 (Original capture and storage technique)
u - Unknown renamed Unknown capture and storage and redescribed in
                  Sound Recording 007/13 (Original capture and storage technique)


UPDATE 33 LOCAL PRINT GUIDE

The following sections and fields were created/changed in Update No. 33 and should be printed to keep a print copy of the format up-to-date. Changes appear in red.


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