Standard v modified MARC output

Differences between Libraries Australia online and MARC output format

For MARC output via Z39.50, downloading and batch products, Libraries Australia outputs records in standard MARC 21 format with the following differences:

Libraries Australia Online Libraries Australia Cataloguing Service (i.e. Cataloguing Client and Web Function ’Modified Output’ MARC Records via batch products and Z39.50 ports 1822 and 215 Standard Output MARC Records via downloading and Z39.50 ports 1821 and 210
001 ANBD number – numeric
  • Output as 001 (12 digits with leading zeros) and
  • Output as 019 1 blank $a (without leading zeros)
  • Output as 001 (12 digits with leading zeros)
  • 035 Superseded ABN vocabulary file no.
  • Output as 035 (8 digits with leading zeros and prefix ‘abv’)
  • Output as 035 (8 digits with leading zeros and prefix ‘abv’)
  • 042 $aanuc Australian Content Indicator – bibliographic and authority records (Web only).
  • Not output
  • Output as 042$aanuc
  • 082 Dewey number -  each dewey is in a separate 082 field
  • Multiple 082 tags with same edition number in $2 are output as one tag Example: 082 $a876.90$a987.9$221
  • Multiple 082 tags with different edition in $2 are output as separate tags
  • Each Dewey is in a separate 082 field
  • 091 Local database identifier
  • Output as 091
  • Output as 091
  • 098 National Bibliography number
  • Output as 015
  • Output as 015
  • 099 Superseded immutable numbers -each 099 is in a separate 099 field
  • Output as 019 1 blank $z
  • Multiple 099′s are merged into a single 019 tag Example: 019 1 $a1098289$z7886899$z88900
  • Output as 099 (up to 8 digits without leading zeros)
  • Multiple 099s are merged into a single field with multiple subfield $a.
  • 850 $a NUC symbol
  • Output as 984$aNUC symbol
  • 850 $a
  • 850 $b Local system number (previously this information was input in <> in ABN and was output as 984 $c and tag 035)
  • Output as 035 blank blank $a
  • 850 $b
  • 850 $c Call number data
  • Output as 984$c
  • 850 $c
  • 850 $e Serial volume numbering
  • Output as 984$d
  • 850 $e
  • 850 $g Serial dates
  • Ouput as 984$e
  • 850 $g
  • 850 $h Serial completeness note
  • Ouput as 984$f
  • 850 $h
  • 850 $k Serial referral note
  • Output as 984$g
  • 850 $k
  • 850 $x Serials retention and guaranteed subscription note
  • Output as 984$h
  • 850 $x
  • 856 $u  856 $x Uniform resource locator  Institution specific URL For Electronic Collection Sets only:  output may be customised to include either

  • all non-institution specific URLs (856 $u) or
  • a single institution specific URL (856 $xISD5) or
  • all URLs (856 $u and $xISD5)
  • 856 $u
  • 856 $x
  • Diacritics (especially some superscripts and subscript characters)  In Kinetica the superscripts are entered as 0 and subscripts are entered as 0 . There are several exceptions superscript 2,3
  • Output as the correct hex values for the following MARC21 characters sets:Code Table 1: Latin
    Code Table 2: Greek Symbols
    Code Table 3: Subscripts
    Code Table 4: Superscripts
  • Output as the correct hex values for the following MARC21 characters sets: Code Table 1: Latin
    Code Table 2: Greek Symbols
    Code Table 3: Subscripts
    Code Table 4: Superscripts
  • Notes

    MARC field 019: is used to assist with precise matching of records between the ANBD and local library databases, for example, when updating records on the local system with records from the ANBD.