UNIMARC Authorities, 3rd edition (with updates)

This list contains all updates (in PDF format) to UNIMARC/Authorities, 3rd ed., 2009, approved in the periods 2009-2012 (marked as 2012) and 2013-2019 (marked with the year).

Definitions (update 2018) (update 2019)
Guidelines for Use - Correspondence between UNIMARC/Authorities and UNIMARC/Bibliographic (update 2012) (update 2016), Subfield Order and Correspondence between UNIMARC/Authorities and UNIMARC/Bibliographic (update 2019)
Field List (update 2016)
Format 0-8 Field List (update 2016)

Record label (update 2017)

010 - International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) (new 2016)
017 - Other Identifier (new 2017)
033 - Other System Persistent Record Identifier (new 2012)

1XX - Coded Information Block (update 2019)
100 - General Processing Data (update 2018)
101 - Language of the Entity (update 2012) (update 2018)
106 - Coded Data Field: Entity Name as Subject Access Point (update 2019)
122 - Coded Data Field: Time Period of Work Content (new 2012)
123 - Coded Data Field: Territorial or Geographical Name (update 2016) (update 2019)
127 - Coded Data Field: Duration of Sound Recordings, Visual Projections, Musical Compositions and Performances (new 2012)
128 - Coded Data Field: Form of Musical Work and Key or Mode (new 2012)
180 - Coded Data Field: Form, Genre or Physical Characteristics (new 2019)

Control Subfields (update 2019)
Control Subfield $2: System Code (update 2016)
Control Subfield $4: Relator Code (update 2012) (update 2019)
Control Subfield $5: Relationship Control (update 2012) (update 2017)
Control Subfield $6: Interfield Linking Data (update 2016)


2XX - Authorized Access Point Block (update 2019)
2x0 - Authorized Access Point - Names (update 2016)
223 - Authorized Access Point - Character (new 2019)
x31 - Authorized Access Point - Title (Work) (new 2012)
x32 - Authorized Access Point - Title (Expression) (Provisional) (new 2012)
x41 - Authorized Access Point - Name/Title (Work) (new 2012)
x42 - Authorized Access Point - Name/Title (Expression) (new 2012)

3XX - Notes Block (update 2019)
333 - Users/Intended Audience Note (new 2012)
340 - Biography and Activity Note (update 2016)
370 - Note on Work (new 2019)

4XX - Variant Access Point Block (update 2019)
4x0 - Variant Access Point - Names (update 2016)
423 - Variant Access Point - Character (new 2019)

5XX - Related Access Point Block (update 2019)
500 - Related Access Point  - Personal Name (update 2019)
5x0 - Related Access Point - Names (update 2012) (update 2016)
501 - Related Access Point - Personal Name With Responsibility for the Work (new 2012)
502 - Related Access Point - Personal Name for a Contributor Associated with the Expression (new 2012)
511 - Related Access Point - Corporate Body with Responsibility for the Work (new 2012)
512 - Related Access Point - Corporate Body Name for a Contributor Associated with the Expression (new 2012)
521 - Related Access Point - Family Name with Responsibility for the Work (new 2012)
522 - Related Access Point - Family Name for a Contributor Associated with the Expression (new 2012)
523 - Related Access Point - Character (new 2019)

6xx - Subject Analysis and Entity History Block (update 2012)
602 - Subject Access Point - Family Name (update 2016)

7XX - Authorized Access Point in Other Language and/or Script Block (update 2019)
723Authorized Access Point in Other Language and/or Script - Character (new 2019)

8XX - Source Information Block (update 2019)
822 - Corresponding Data in Other Systems (new 2019)

Appendix O - Format Changes (update 2012)

Cummulated Errata (new 2012) (update 2019)
Misprints (new 2017) (update 2018

Publications, UNIMARC

Last update: 21 August 2019