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TECHNICAL NOTICE (November 24, 2020)

Additions to Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress


The source codes listed below have been recently approved. The codes will be added to the applicable Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes lists. See the specific source code lists for current usage in MARC fields and MODS/MADS elements.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until 60 days after the date of this notice to provide implementers time to include newly-defined codes in any validation tables.

Standard Identifier Source Codes

The following source code has been added to the Standard Identifier Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.


Correction to previously announced code

The following source was previously added to the Classification Scheme Source Codes list in October 2020 for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

bgda - Bibliographie zur Geschichte der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung (Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung)

It should be bizga - Bibliographie zur Geschichte der deutschen Arbeiterbewegung (Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung)

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 to its MARC listserv.


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