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Appendix G - Format Changes


MARC 21 Bibliographic
October 2008

This section is provided for the lists of format changes that accompany each update to the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

MARC 21 FORMAT FOR BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATA

FORMAT CHANGE LIST

Update No. 9, October 2008
This page documents the changes contained in the ninth update to the 1999 edition of the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data. Update No. 9 (October 2008) includes changes resulting from proposals that were considered by the MARC 21 community during 2008.

New content designators:
Codes
Code s - Blu-ray disc in Videorecording 007/04 (Videorecording format)
Code y - Yearbooks in Books 008/24-27 (Nature of Contents)
Code 5 - Calendars in Books 008/24-27 (Nature of Contents)
Code 6 - Comics/graphic novels in Books 008/24-27 (Nature of Contents)
Code y - Yearbooks in Continuing Resources 008/24 (Nature of Entire Work)
Code 5 - Calendars in Continuing Resources 008/24 (Nature of Entire Work)
Code 6 - Comics/graphic novels in Continuing Resources 008/24 (Nature of Entire Work)
Code y - Yearbooks in Continuing Resources 008/25-27 (Nature of Contents)
Code 5 - Calendars in Continuing Resources 008/25-27 (Nature of Contents)
Code 6 - Comics/graphic novels in Continuing Resources 008/25-27 (Nature of Contents)
Indicators
0411st indicator (Translation indication):
# - No information provided
4901st indicator (Series tracing policy):
1 - Series traced in 8XX field
Subfield codes
$b Degree Type in 502 (Dissertation Note)
$c Name of Granting Institution in 502 (Dissertation Note)
$d Year of Degree Granted in 502 (Dissertation Note)
$g Miscellaneous Information in 502 (Dissertation Note)
$m Standard or Optional Designation in 082 (Dewey Decimal Classification Number)
$o Dissertation Identifier in 502 (Dissertation Note)
$o Other Resource Identifier in 534 (Original Version Note)
$q Assigning agency in 082 (Dewey Decimal Classification Number)
$x International Standard Serial Number in 800 (Series Added Entry-Personal Name)
$x International Standard Serial Number in 810 (Series Added Entry-Corporate Name)
$x International Standard Serial Number in 811 (Series Added Entry-Meeting Name)
$x International Standard Serial Number in 830 (Series Added Entry-Uniform Title)
$z Canceled/Invalid Copyright or Legal Deposit Number in 017 (Copyright or Legal Deposit Number)
$3 Materials Specified in 490 (Series Statement)
$3 Materials Specified in 800 (Series Added Entry-Personal Name)
$3 Materials Specified in 810 (Series Added Entry-Corporate Name)
$3 Materials Specified in 811 (Series Added Entry-Meeting Name)
$3 Materials Specified in 830 (Series Added Entry-Uniform Title)
Fields
083Additional Dewey Decimal Classification Number (R)
085Synthesized Classification Number Components (R)
542Information Relating to Copyright Status (R)
Obsolete content designators:
Codes
Code c - Comic strips in Books 008/33 (Literary form)
Fields
     Field 440 (Series Title)

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