On August 16, 2009, OCLC plans to implement the changes related to the
OCLC-MARC Bibliographic, Authority, and Holdings Formats Update 2009.
This will include MARC 21 Updates No. 8 (October 2007) and No. 9
(October 2008), MARC Code List changes since July 2008, and user and
OCLC staff suggestions. OCLC Technical Bulletin 257, which presents the
details, is now available at
(by Jay Weitz)