Levels of Machine Readable Records

  • Henriette Avram
  • Richard De Gennaro
  • Josephine S. Pulsifer
  • John C. Rather
  • Joseph A. Rosenthal
  • Allen B. Veaner


This study of the feasibility of determining levels or subsets of the established MARC II format concludes that only two levels are necessary and desirable for national purposes: 1) the full MA.RC II format for distribution purposes; and 2) a less complex subset to be used by libraries reporting holdings to the National Union Catalog.

How to Cite
Avram, H., De Gennaro, R., Pulsifer, J. S., Rather, J. C., Rosenthal, J. A., & Veaner, A. B. (1970). Levels of Machine Readable Records. Information Technology and Libraries, 3(2), 122-127. https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v3i2.5248