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

     Addition of field 065 (Other classification number)
     Addition of subfield $u (Uniform Resource Identifier) in field 670
     Updated examples
     Improved descriptions of content designators

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

   1.Separately: $10.00
   2.With the 1999 base text: Free
   3.Total Package of all of the MARC 21 Updates: $35.00

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