TECHNICAL NOTICE (October 21, 2021)

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.

 

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:

gsso - Gender, sex, and sexual orientation (GSSO) ontology [was previously defined for Genre/Form and Term Source Codes list. Usage has been expanded.]

 

 

 

Genre/Form Code and Term Source Codes

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

 

Addition:

tpro - T-PRO Thesaurus der Provenienzbegriffe (Berlin: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz)

 

 

 

Standard Identifier 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:

dma - Digital musikkarkiv

orgnr - Norwegian national organization number

 

 

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.