[Mirrored from: http://lcweb.loc.gov/marc/langann.html]MARC: News and Announcements (November 15, 1996)
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A later announcement will be issued to clarify usage of the new code for Sign languages in MARC records.
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Subscribers can anticipate receiving MARC records reflecting these changes in all distribution services not earlier than February 15, 1997. Questions regarding the language codes should be directed to: