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TECHNICAL NOTICE (March 10, 2017)

Additions to Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes

Network Development and MARC Standards Office 
Library of Congress

The source codes listed below have been recently approved. The codes will
be added to the applicable Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and
Schemes lists. See the specific source code lists for current usage in
MARC fields and MODS/MADS elements.

The codes should not be used in exchange records until 60 days after the
date of this notice to provide implementers time to include newly-defined
codes in any validation tables.


Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes
The following source codes have been added to the Genre/Form Code and Term
Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

Additions:
rdabf - RDA book format
rdabs - RDA broadcast standard
rdaco - RDA content type
rdacpc - RDA configuration of playback channels
rdact - RDA carrier type
rdafnm - RDA format of notated music
rdafs - RDA font size
rdaft - RDA file type
rdagen - RDA generation
rdagrp - RDA groove pitch of an analog cylinder
rdagw - RDA groove pitch of an analog disc
rdalay - RDA layout
rdamat - RDA material
rdamt - RDA media type
rdapf - RDA presention format
rdapm - RDA production method
rdapo - RDA polarity
rdarm - RDA recording medium
rdarr- RDA reduction ratio designation
rdaspc - RDA special playback characteristic
rdatc - RDA track configuration
rdatr - RDA type of recording
rdavf - RDA video format

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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