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The 2003 edition of the MARC Code List for Countries is now available
from the Library of Congress. This revision of the 2000 edition contains
places and their associated two- or three-character lowercase alphabetic
codes used in MARC records. Included are individual codes for presently
existing national entities, states of the United States, provinces and
territories of Canada, divisions of the United Kingdom, and
internationally recognized dependencies. References from variant forms
are also included. Changes and additions since the previous edition
include a new code for East Timor and changes in the codes that reflect
jurisdictional changes.

The list includes all valid codes and code assignments as of May 2003
and supersedes the 2000 edition of the MARC Code List for Countries.
There are 2 code changes, and 1 addition in this new publication.

MARC Code List for Countries (ISBN 0-8444-1083-7) is available for $20
(North America) and $22 (outside North America) from:

Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service Customer Services
Section Washington, DC 20541-4912 www.loc.gov/cds TEL: 1-202-707-6100
FAX: 1-202-707-1334 EMAIL: [log in to unmask]

MARC 21 information, including future additions to the MARC Country
Code list, may be found at: www.loc.gov/marc/.


DeAnna Evans


Library of Congress
Network Development & MARC Standards Office
Washington, DC USA
Phone: +1-202-707-2720
FAX: +1-202-707-0115
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