Update No. 3 (October 2002) to the MARC 21 Format for Community
Information is now available from the Library of Congress. It includes
changes made to the community information 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

     Addition of field 648 (Subject added entry -- Chronological term)
     Improved descriptions of content designators
     Updated examples

Update No. 3 to the MARC 21 Format for Community Information is
available for the following prices (Except in Canada
-- See below for ordering information in Canada):

   1.Separately: $5.00
   2.With the 2000 base text: Free
   3.Total Package of all of the MARC 21 Updates: $35.00

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