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TECHNICAL NOTICE (Oct. 17, 2006)

Additions to MARC Code List for Languages

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress


The following codes have been approved for use in the international language code standard, ISO 639-2 (Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages--Part 2: alpha-3 code) and are also being added to the MARC Code List for Languages.

New code Language name Previously coded
nqo N'Ko n/a
zza Zaza n/a

LC Implementation Plans
Subscribers can anticipate receiving MARC records reflecting these changes in all distribution services not earlier than January 17, 2007.

Questions regarding the MARC language codes should be directed to:

Cataloging Policy and Support Office
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4305
(202) 707-4380
E-MAIL: cpso@loc.gov

 


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