MARC – Machine-Readable Cataloguing

Organisation Library of Congress

If you work in a library, you are probably using MARC – Machine-Readable Cataloguing to catalogue your physical collection.

MARC 21 is the commonly internationally used MARC standard developed in America and recognised worldwide. According to the Library of Congress, these standards are “for the representation and communication of bibliographic and related information in machine-readable form.”

Published Updated May 2019
Format Web pages
Creator Henriette Avram/Library of Congress