The following papers are available from the MARC home page, LC
Gopher, or USMARC list. They will be discussed at the Midwinter
1998 MARBI meetings in New Orleans, Jan. 10-12, 1997.
PROPOSAL NO. 98-4
NAME: Elimination of tag conflicts in the USMARC Bibliographic, Community
Information, and Holdings formats
PROPOSAL NO. 98-5
NAME: Additional definition of field 080 (UDC)
PROPOSAL NO. 98-6
NAME: Definition of value s (Electronic) in 008 character positions
The draft agenda is available at:
The following documents will be posted within the next few weeks:
Discussion Paper No. 105: Reading program information
Minutes of the ALA Annual Conference 1998 MARBI meetings
URLs for papers as noted above. They can also be accessed via
the MARC home page:
Proposals and Discussion papers are listed under MARC Advisory
Committee and then by year initiated (proposals).
To access through LC MARVEL, gopher to marvel.loc.gov. Proposals
and discussion papers are listed under "Libraries and Publishers
(Technical Services)", "USMARC Standards", "MARBI Proposals and
Discussion Papers". Select either "1998 MARBI Proposals" or
"MARBI Discussion Papers".
To access through the USMARC list archives (email):
Send a message to: [log in to unmask] with text: get filename
Where you fill in the filename (last portion of the URL above).
e.g. get 98-1.doc
Note that the Listserv software does NOT require the name of the
list in the message (listproc command was: get usmarc filename).
Do not include any other text in the message.