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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, April 2023

  • 1.  WorldCat Validation Release Notes, April 2023

    Posted Apr 28, 2023 12:52 PM

    On April 27, 2023, OCLC installed changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features, enhancements, and bug fixes:<o:p></o:p>

    ·       New features and enhancements:<o:p></o:p>

    §  OCLC-MARC Validations of New MARC Codes Announced January 25, 2023-April 11, 2023<o:p></o:p>

    ·       Bug fixes:<o:p></o:p>

    §  Correction of Validation for Bibliographic Field 535<o:p></o:p>

    §  Correction of Validation for Bibliographic Field 851<o:p></o:p>

    These features and enhancements 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.<o:p></o:p>

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    See the WorldCat Validation Release Notes, April 2023 at for more details of the changes installed on April 27, 2023.<o:p></o:p>

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    Please forgive any duplication of this message.<o:p></o:p>

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    Jay Weitz<o:p></o:p>


    OCLC · Senior Consulting Database Specialist, Membership and Research<o:p></o:p>

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    Jay Weitz
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