The information on this web site is written by Betty Furrie in conjunction with the Data Base Development Department of The Follett Software Company Eighth edition reviewed and edited by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress
Published by the Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, in collaboration with The Follett Software Company
Source of information:
- What is a MARC Record, and Why is it Important?
- Part I: What Does MARC Mean?
Part II: Why Is a MARC Record Necessary?
Part III: MARC Terms and Their Definitions
Part IV: Where do MARC Records Originate?
Part V: MARC Data Issues
Part VI: In Conclusion
- MARC 21 Reference Materials -- Parts VII to X
- Part VII: A Summary of Commonly Used MARC 21 Fields
Part VIII: A List of Other Fields Often Seen in MARC Records
Part IX: The Leader
Part X: Field 008 for Books
- MARC 21 Reference Materials -- Parts XI to XII
- Part XI: A Sample Record in Various Formats
Part XII: AV Records: From Cards to MARC 21
MARC 21 Content Designators: A Review