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Accessing, Downloading and Updating MARC Records

MARC records are crucial to helping users find library resources quickly and easily. Keep your site current, and check for new and updated MARC records on a regular basis as they are updated quarterly (mid-April, mid-July, mid-October, mid-January).

Accessing MARC Records
  1. Click the Administrators and Librarians link.
  2. Click Sign-in or Register to Download under MARC Records section.
  3. Enter your username and password and click Login. If you do not have a user account, click Register and follow the instructions provided.
  4. Copy and paste your MARC Access Key into the box provided. It is the same alphanumeric sequence as your institution’s Authentication Token. Copy and paste only the sequence with hyphens that follows “AuthToken=”. Do not manually type in the key, as it may result in an entry error.
  5. Verify the Institution Name. If this is not the institution for which you are administering MARC records, click “Change Your Institution” and enter the MARC Access Key for the institution for which you are administering MARC records.
Downloading MARC Records

From the To Download MARC Records for the First Time section:

  1. Select the files based on your current subscription.
  2. Click the Download button.
Updating MARC Records

From the To Update Your MARC Records section:

  1. Check the list for your platform and centers that have new resources. (Note: Only those with new resources will be shown.)
  2. Select the NEW Resources files based on your current subscription.
  3. Select Deleted Resources (if shown) to receive a list of obsolete records to delete.
  4. Click the Download button.