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Title:
MARC 21 Concise Formats: 2011 Edition
Author:
Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress
Publication Date:
2012
Format:
Print, looseleaf
Description:
This publication is now out of print.
Concise Formats is available free online at http://www.loc.gov/marc/marcdocz.html


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Consult the "format changes" appendix for each online format document for guidance on the fields and other areas of the format that have changes.
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