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MARBI Proposals from the Subcommittee now posted online

The three MARC proposals that have come out of the Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation are now posted on the MARC Development website at http://www.loc.gov/marc/marbi/list-p.html#2013

They are:

2013-05: Defining New Field 385 for Audience Characteristics in the MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Formats

2013-06: Defining New Field 386 for Creator/Contributor Group Categorizations in the MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Formats

2013-07: Defining Encoding Elements to Record Chronological Categories and Dates of Works and Expressions in the MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority Formats

The proposals will be discussed and voted on at one of the MARBI meetings in Seattle in January during ALA Midwinter.  The agenda for those meetings has not yet been issued.