The following codes have been approved for use in the international language code standard, ISO 639-2 (Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages–Part 2: alpha-3 code) and are also being added to the MARC Code List for Languages.
New code Language name Previously coded
- anp Angika bih (Bihari)
- frr Northern Frisian n/a
- frs Eastern Frisian n/a
- gsw Swiss German ger (German)
- krl Karelian fiu (Finno-Ugrian (Other))
- srn Sranan cpe (Creoles and Pidgins, English-based (Other))
- zxx No linguistic content Previously coded as 3 blanks in 008/35-37
LC Implementation Plans
Subscribers can anticipate receiving MARC records reflecting these changes in all distribution services not earlier than June 1, 2006.