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Title:
MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data: Including Guidelines for Content Designation
Author:
Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress
Format:
Web-based subscription service
Description:
Discontinued print publication.

Available in Cataloger's Desktop. See http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop/

Here is the standard for representing and exchanging bibliographic data in machine-readable form. Specifies the structure of the MARC bibliographic record, defines the codes and conventions that identify data elements in MARC bibliographic records, describes in detail the use of each content designator, and provides input conventions for each content designator.
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Language:
English

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Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) is the standard in library automation. Available in Cataloger's Desktop (http://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop).

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