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TECHNICAL NOTICE (June 22, 2022)
Additions to Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress

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The source codes listed below have been recently approved. The codes will be added to the applicable Source Codes for Vocabularies, Rules, and Schemes<https://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/> 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<https://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/genre-form.html> list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

  *   Additions:
     *   bdrc - Buddhist Digital Resource Center
     *   nlggf - National Library of Greece genre/form for library materials

MARC Authentication Action Code List

The following source codes have been added to the MARC Authentication Action Code List<https://www.loc.gov/standards/valuelist/marcauthen.html> list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

  *   Additions:
     *   nlgcopycat - Code "nlgcopycat" signifies that the National Library of Greece (NLG) has used a catalog record from another library "as is" without any changes or modifications. All headings have been checked by experts against the relevant NLG authority file.
     *   nlgcopyderive - : Code "nlgcopyderive" signifies that the National Library of Greece (NLG) has used a catalog record from another library with minor changes or modifications to descriptive elements. All headings have been checked by experts against the relevant NLG authority file.
     *   nlgfull - Code "nlgfull" signifies that the descriptive elements of the record and all headings have been verified by the National Library of Greece (NLG).

National Bibliography Number Source Codes

The following source code has been added to the National Bibliography Number Source Codes <https://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/national-bibliography.html> list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

  *   Addition:
     *   gnb - Greek National Bibliography

Standard Identifier Source Codes

The following source code has been added to the Standard Identifier Source Codes<https://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/standard-identifier.html> list for usage in appropriate fields and elements.

  *   Addition:
     *   nlg - National Librray of Greece

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/<https://www.loc.gov/marc/>) as well as notices such as these to subscribers to its MARC listserv.