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How to Order MARC 21 Formats

In each of the following sections you will find useful information on ordering updates for each MARC 21 format.

Each catalogue number is linked to information for the printed update on the Publishing & Depository Services catalogue.

MARC 21 consists of five communication formats

Another MARC 21 publication

MARC 21 Specifications
for Record Structure, Character Sets and Exchange Data



MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data



Base Volume - 1999
(Reprinted 2005, updates 1-5 integrated)
ISBN 0-660-19474-0
Catalogue N°: SN3-40/3-2005E
Price: 129.95 $ CA (in Canada)

Update
Catalogue N°
Price (in Canada)
N° 1, October 2000
SN3-40/3-1999-1E
Not available
N° 2, October 2001
SN3-40/3-1999-2E
Not available
N° 3, October 2002
SN3-40/3-1999-3E
Not available
N° 4, October 2003
SN3-40/3-1999-4E
Not available
N° 5, October 2004
SN3-40/3-1999-5E
Not available
N° 6, October 2005
23.95 $ CA
N° 7, October 2006
16.95 $ CA
N° 8, October 2007
28.00 $ CA
N° 9, October 2008
18.95 $ CA
 
 

MARC 21 Format for Authority Data



Volume de base - 1999
ISBN 0-660-17949-0
Catalogue N°: SN3-40/4-1999E
Price: 70.00 $ CA (in Canada)

Update
Catalogue N°
Price (in Canada)
N° 1, October 2000
12.95 $ CA
N° 2, October 2001
29.95 $ CA
N° 3, October 2002
19.95 $ CA
N° 4, October 2003
18.95 $ CA
N° 5, October 2004
13.95 $ CA
N° 6, October 2005
  7.95 $ CA
N° 7, October 2006
  9.95 $ CA
N° 8, October 2007
  6.00 $ CA
N° 9, October 2008
  2.95 $ CA
 
 

MARC 21 Format for Holdings Data



Base Volume - 2000
ISBN 0-660-18058-8
Catalogue N°: SN3-256/2000E
Price: 60.00 $ CA (in Canada)

Update
Catalogue N°
Price (in Canada)
N° 1, October 2000
12.95 $ CA
N° 2, October 2001
21.95 $ CA
N° 3, October 2002
19.95 $ CA
N° 4, October 2003
12.95 $ CA
N° 5, October 2004
18.95 $ CA
N° 6, October 2005
18.95 $ CA
N° 7, October 2006
17.95 $ CA
N° 8, October 2007
6.00 $ CA
N° 9, October 2008
2.95 $ CA
 
 

MARC 21 Format for Classification Data



Base Volume - 2000
ISBN 0-660-17990-3
Catalogue N°: SN3-270/2000E
Price: 60.00 $ CA (in Canada)


Update
Catalogue N°
Price (in Canada)
N° 1 , October 2000
7.95 $ CA
N° 2 , October 2001
14.95 $ CA
N° 3 , October 2002
9.95 $ CA
N° 4 , October 2003
12.95 $ CA
N° 5 , October 2004
7.95 $ CA
N° 6 , October 2005
7.95 $ CA
N° 7 , October 2006
7.95 $ CA
N° 8 , October 2007
5.00 $ CA
N° 9 , October 2008
10.95 $ CA
 
 

MARC 21 Format for Community Information



BaseVolume - 2000
ISBN 0-660-18094-4
Catalogue N°: SN3-40/6-2000E
Price: 60.00 $ CA (in Canada)

N° 1, October 2001
7.95 $ CA
N° 2, October 2001
24.95 $ CA
N° 3, October 2002
9.95 $ CA
N° 4, October 2003
12.95 $ CA
N° 5, October 2004
7.95 $ CA
N° 6, October 2005
No update issued in 2005 for this Format
N° 7, October 2006
7.95 $ CA
N° 8, October 2007
11.00 $ CA
N° 9, October 2008
2.95 $ CA
 
 

MARC 21 Specifications

MARC 21 Specifications
for Record Structure, Character Sets and Exchange Data.
ISBN 0-660-18091-X
Catalogue N°:SN3-40-5-2000E
Price: 22.00 $ (in Canada)

You can order the English versions of MARC 21 publications from:

In Canada
Publishing & Depository Services
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Ottawa ON  K1A 0S5
CANADA
Telephone: 613-941-5995
Fax: 613-954-5779 or 1-800-567-7757
Orders only: 1-800-635-7943

Other countries
Customer Services Section
Library of Congress
Cataloging Distribution Service
Washington, DC 20541-4912
U.S.A.
Telephone: 202-707-6100