Marc records

Why load Springer eBooks MARC records? Libraries using MARC records find their Springer eBook usage may be increased by as much as 50%.

On the following pages, you can find information about using Springer MARC records or OCLC MARC records to increase the visibility of Spinger eBooks and SpringerProtocols in your library. Our user videos and implementation guide show you how easy it is to load MARC records into your library catalogue.

Updating your library catalogue

MARC records & eBook title lists

Download the free Springer MARC records, Springer Protocols MARCs and eBook title lists - updated monthly

MARC implementation guide

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

Questions or help needed?

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MARC records user videos

Benefits and characteristics

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MARC Records introduction

Tips and Best Practices

Where To Obtain Your MARC Records

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 eBook collections are available free to Springer customers through OCLC.

OCLC is changing the interface for Springer 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.
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OCLC control numbers

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

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