- MARC 21 Concise Formats: 2011 Edition
- Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress
- Publication Date:
- Print, looseleaf
- This publication is now out of print.
Concise Formats is available free online at http://www.loc.gov/marc/marcdocz.html
Consult the "format changes" appendix for each online format document for guidance on the fields and other areas of the format that have changes.
- Related links:
Available on the Web
Introduction to MARC Documentation
Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) is the standard in library automation, forming the backbone of today's automated library systems, networks, and bibliographical utilities. The Library of Congress MARC products set the standard for MARC cataloging documentation. Available in Cataloger's Desktop and free online on the Library's MARC web site, http://www.loc.gov/marc/.