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TECHNICAL NOTICE (January 26, 2010)
Additions to the MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources, Description
Conventions

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress

The codes listed below have been recently approved for use in MARC 21
records. The codes will be added to MARC Code Lists for Relators, Sources,
Description Conventions.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until after March 26,
2010. This 60-day waiting period is required to provide MARC 21
implementers time to include newly-defined codes in any validation tables
they may apply to the MARC fields where the codes are used.


Other Sources

Field 034 (Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data)
The following code is for use in subfield $2 in field 034 (Coded
Cartographic Mathematical Data) in the Authority and Bibliographic
formats.

Addition:

wikiped - Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.org/) [use only
after March 26, 2010]



Term, Name, Title Sources

The following codes are for use in subfield $2 in fields 600-657 (Subject
Added Entries/Index Terms) in Bibliographic and Community Information
records; subfield 662 (Subject Added Entry) in Bibliographic
records; subfield $2 in fields 700-754 (Added Entry Fields) in
Bibliographic records; subfield $2 in fields 700-754 (Index Terms) in
Classification records; subfield $2 in fields 700-788 (Heading Linking
Entries) in Authority records; and subfield $f in field 040 (Cataloging
Source) in Authority records.

Additions:

bjornson - Bjornson: emneord for Bjornsonbibliografien
            (http://www.nb.no/baser/bjornson/Bjornsonemneord-LC.html)
            [use only after March 26, 2010]

hamsun - Hamsun: emneord for Hamsunbibliografien
            (http://www.nb.no/baser/hamsun/emneord.html)
            [use only after March 26, 2010]

netc - National Emergency Training Center Thesaurus (NETC)
            (http://www.lrc.fema.gov/lrcinfo.html)
            [use only after March 26, 2010]

stw - Standard-Thesaurus Wirtschaft = STW Thesaurus for Economics (Kiel:
ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
(http://zbw.eu/stw) [use only after March 26, 2010]


The following code was previously defined for usage in subfield $2 in
fields 600-651 (Subject Added Entries/Index Terms) in Bibliographic
records and and in subfield $f in field 040 (Cataloging Source) in
Authority records.

Usage has been expanded. It may now be used in subfield $2 in fields
600-657 (Subject Added Entries/Index Terms) in Bibliographic and Community
Information records; subfield $2 in field 662 (Subject Added Entry) in
Bibliographic records; records; subfield $2 in fields 700-754 (Added Entry
Fields) in Bibliographic records; subfield $2 in fields 700-754 (Index
Terms) in Classification records; and subfield $2 in fields 700-788
(Heading Linking Entries) in Authority records.

rasuqam - Repertoire d'autorites-sujet de l'UQAM [use in expanded fields
only after March 26, 2010]


The Library of Congress, Network Development and MARC Standards Office
provides information about existing and newly assigned MARC codes on its
Web site (www.loc.gov/marc/) as well as notices such as these to
subscribers to its MARC listserv ([log in to unmask]).

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