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TECHNICAL NOTICE (April 13, 2020)

 

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.

 

 

Classification Scheme Source Codes

The following source code has been added to the Classification Scheme Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

 

Addition:

cscjb - A Classification Scheme for Chinese and Japanese Books (Washington, D.C.: Committees on Far Eastern Studies, American Council of Learned Societies, 1943)

 

 

 

Gender Code and Term Source Codes

The following source code has been added to the Gender Code and Term Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

 

Addition:

gsdg - Gender and sexual diversity glossary = Lexique sur la diversité sexuelle et de genre (Gatineau, Québec: Government of Canada, Translation Bureau = Gouvernement du Canada, Bureau de la traduction)

 

 

Subject Heading and Term Source Codes

The following source code has been added to the Subject Heading and Term Source Codes list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

 

Addition:

embuz - Encabezamientos de materia de la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Zaragoza (Zaragoza: Universidad de Zaragoza)

 

 

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.