Update No. 3 (October 2002) to the MARC 21 Format for Classification
Data is now available from the Library of Congress. It includes changes
made to the classification format resulting from proposals which were
considered by the ALA ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic
Information Committee (MARBI) at its 2002 meetings and by the Canadian
Committee on MARC (CCM) at its meetings in 2002. This update features
important new information including:

     Addition of field 748 (Index term -- Chronological)
     Updated examples
     Improved descriptions of content designators

Update No. 3 to the MARC 21 Format for Classification Data is available
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