This list contains all updates to UNIMARC Bibliographic, 3rd ed., 2008, approved up to December 2012.

For further updates see UNIMARC Bibliographic, 3rd edition (with updates)

3   Format structure – 3.5.2; 3.10; 3.12 (update)
Field List (update)
Record Label (update)
0xx – Identification Block (update)
012 – Fingerprint Identifier (update)
013 – International Standard Music Number (ISMN) (update)
033 – Other System Persistent Record Identifier (new)

1xx – Coded Information Block (update)
100 – General Processing Data (update)
101 – Language of the Resource (update)
105 – Coded Data Field: Textual Language Material, Monographic (update)
122 – Coded Data Field: Time Period of Resource Content (update)
123 – Coded Data Field: Cartographic Resources   Scale and Co-ordinates (update)
127 – Coded Data Field: Duration of Sound Recordings and Notated Music (update)
128 – Coded Data Field: Form of Musical Work and Key or Mode (update)
145 – Coded Data Field: Medium of Performance (obsolete)
146 – Coded Data Field: Medium of Performance (new)

2xx – Descriptive Information Block (update)
200 – Title and Statement of Responsibility (update)
206 – Material Specific Area: Cartographic Resources Mathematical Data (update)
210 – Publication, Distribution, etc. (update)
251 – Organization and Arrangement of Materials (new)

3xx – Notes Block (update)
317 – Provenance Note (update)
335 – Location of Originals/Reproductions (new)
371 – Notes Pertaining to Information Service Policy (new)

4xx – Linking Entry Block (update)
461 – Set Level (update)
462 – Subset Level (update)
463 – Piece Level (update)
464 – Piece Analytic Level (update)

5xx – Related Title Block (update)
500 – Preferred Access Point (update)
506 – Preferred Access Point – Identification of a Work (new)
507 – Preferred Access Point – Identification of an Expression (Provisional) (new)
511 – Half Title (update)
560 – Artificial Title (update)
576 – Name / Preferred Access Point – Identification of a Work (new)
577 – Name / Preferred Access Point – Identification of an Expression (Provisional) (new)

6xx – Subject Analysis and Bibliographic History Block (update)
620 – Place and Date of Publication, Performance, etc. (update)

7xx – Responsibility Block (update)
700 – Personal Name – Primary Responsibility (update)
702 – Personal Name – Secondary Responsibility (update)
703 – Personal Name – Provenance or Ownership (new)
710 – Corporate Body Name – Primary Responsibility (update)
712 – Corporate Body Name – Secondary Responsibility (update)
713 – Corporate Body Name – Provenance or Ownership (new)
720 – Family Name – Primary Responsibility (update)
722 – Family Name – Secondary Responsibility (update)
723 – Family Name – Provenance or Ownership (new)

856 – Electronic Location and Access (update)

Appendix H – Cataloguing Rules (update)

Cumulated Errata (new)