Language Codes by:



Index to Language Names

Appendix A:  Changes to the Code List


See also:

Cataloger's Reference Shelf


Source:  The information contained in this section of the Cataloger's Reference Shelf is based on MARC Code List for Languages, 2007 Edition, including approved changes through April 17, 2012, prepared by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office; Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.  It also includes updates through December 21, 2017, based on the MARC Standards web site (  See the disclaimer.