The 7th edition of Understanding MARC Bibliographic is now available from the Library of Congress. In a single publication, Understanding MARC Bibliographic defines MARC records and provides useful information needed to evaluate them. It also provides descriptions of several commonly-used MARC fields, helpful examples of MARC records and definitions of commonly-used MARC terms.
This new publication supersedes the 6th edition (2000) of Understanding MARC Bibliographic. It includes updated MARC terminology and data element descriptions. It also includes an up-to-date bibliography for further study.
Understanding MARC Bibliographic (ISBN 0-8444-1081-0) is available for:
1-24 copies -- $5 each
Packs of 25 -- $60 per pack
Boxes of 100 -- $100 per box
It is available from:
Library of Congress
Cataloging Distribution Service (CDS)
Customer Services Section
Washington, DC 20541-4912
Understanding MARC Bibliographic is available online at: www.loc.gov/marc/umb/.
June 11, 2003