MARC: The MARC formats are standards for the representation and communication of bibliographic and related information in machine-readable form.

Sample MARC record:

Text form extracted from the binary MARC record:

=LDR 00833cam 2200253 a 45 0
=001 ALF9368BB
=008 970909s1929\\\\enk\\\\\\\\\\\000\0\eng\\
=010 \\$a 29028820
=035 \\$a(InU)ALF9368BB
=035 \\$a(OCoLC)ocm01084166
=035 \\$9(BY)AJL2891
=040 \\$aDLC$cTOL$dOCL$dKSU$dHRH
=090 \\$aPQ4390$b.E5 1929
=100 1\$aEliot, T. S.$q(Thomas Stearns),$d1888-1965.
=245 10$aDante /$cby T.S. Eliot.
=260 \\$aLondon :$bFaber & Faber,$c1929.
=300 \\$a69 p. ;$c20 cm.
=440 \0$aPoets on the poets ;$vno. 2
=500 \\$a"First published in MCMXXIX by Faber & Faber ... " -- t.p. verso.
=591 \\$aBB: I002 retro/c
=600 00$aDante Alighieri,$d1265-1321$xCriticism and interpretation.
=998 \\$a4/26/1999$b8/25/2000$c5/20/1999
=596 \\$a1
=926 \\$aB-MAIN$b_RCSTACKS$cPQ4390 .E4$dNORMAL$f1

Equivalent MARCXML:

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      <subfield code="a">DLC</subfield>
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