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Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.


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WorldCat Validation Release Notes, February 2022

  • 1.  WorldCat Validation Release Notes, February 2022

    Posted Feb 22, 2022 03:45 PM
    WorldCat Validation Release Notes, February 2022

    On February 24, 2022, OCLC expects to install changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements: 

      • OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC Codes Announced November 2021 Through January 2022
      • New ISSN Centre Codes Validated for Bibliographic 022
      • MARC 21 Bibliographic Update No. 33 (announced November 2021)
      • MARC 21 Authority Update No. 33 (announced November 2021) to the Validation Rule Set that Includes All Valid Elements of MARC 21 Authority Format
      • MARC 21 Holdings Update No. 33 (announced November 2021)
      • Update to the Validation Rule Set for Library of Congress Subject Authorities for Field 688

    The following bug fixes will also be included:

      •  Correction of Validation for Bibliographic Field 072
      • Correction of Validation for Indicator One in Bibliographic Field 082
      • Correction of Validation for Subfield $q in Bibliographic Fields 082, 083, and 084
      • Duplicate Field Check Normalization Reverts to Retaining First Comma in All Fields

     

    These enhancements and fixes are the result of announcements of new MARC elements and codes by the Library of Congress as well as feedback and requests from members of the OCLC cooperative.

     

    See the WorldCat Validation Release Notes, February 2022 at oc.lc/validation-release-notes for more details of the changes that we hope to install on February 24, 2022.

     

    Please forgive any duplication of this message.

     

    Stay well.

     

    jay

     

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