MARC records

Increase visibility of your Springer Nature collections 

Why load ebook and ejournal MARC records for Springer Nature titles in your catalogues? Because libraries using MARC records find their Springer Nature ebook and ejournal usage may increase by as much as 50%!

We understand the importance of MARC records and we currently offer two delivery options, including records from Springer Nature or records from our partnership with OCLC. To understand the differences, please review the chart below and choose which option best meets your needs. 

Updating your library catalogue

MARC records & eBook title lists

Download free Springer Nature MARC records, SpringerProtocols MARCs and eBook title lists - updated monthly

MARC implementation guide

Download the manual on how to implement MARC records in your library catalogue

Free OCLC MARC records

Institutions that require a more enhanced version of MARC records may obtain OCLC MARC records from OCLC, free of charge. MARC records for Springer Nature eBook collections are available free to Springer Nature customers through OCLC.

OCLC is changing the interface for Springer Nature MARCs from Collection Sets, which are going away, to a new interface called Collection Manager (WorldShare). Records will continue to be free to customers and the new interface is currently available. Please see OCLC's page for more information.
View OCLC website

OCLC control numbers

Libraries also have the option of downloading the records themselves from WorldCat using lists of OCLC control numbers provided by Springer Nature on springernature.com/MARC, and the batch processing capabilities of the OCLC Connexion client cataloging software.

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