The following documents the changes contained in the first update to the 2000 edition of MARC 21 Format for Community Information.  Update No. 1 (October 2000) includes changes resulting from proposals which were considered by the ALA ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee (MARBI) at its meetings in July 2000 and by the Canadian Committee on MARC (CCM) at its meetings in July 2000.

New content designators:


052  Geographic Classification - 1st indicator (Code source):  values # (Library of Congress Classification), 0 (U.S. Department of Defense Classification), and 7 (Source specified in subfield $2)

Subfield codes

$d  Populated place name in 052 (Geographic Classification)

$y  Link text in 856 (Electronic Location and Access)

$2  Source of code in 052 (Geographic Classification)

$3  Materials specified in 050 (Library of Congress Classification Number)

$6  Linkage in 050 (Library of Congress Classification Number)

$6  Linkage in 654 (Subject Added Entry - Faceted Topical Terms)

Obsolete content designator:


058  Other Geographic Classification Code

Changes in content designator names:


052  Geographic Classification Code

522  Geographic Area Coverage Note

See also:

Appendix F:  Format Change Lists