Marc Record Download Site for Legislative Library of British Columbia Electronic Resource Records



These records have been moved to the new BC ELN website: http://bceln.ca/services-initiatives-resource-sharing-legislative-library-marc. Please update your bookmarks.



The Provider Neutral Record Standard (PDF) for the Legislative Library of British Columbia Batch MARC Records was created by the BCCATS community, specifically the University of Victoria, University of Northern British Columbia, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Every month the University of Victoria modifies the original LLBC MARC records into Provider Neutral electronic resource records and these files are shared on the BC ELN website. For additional background on this project, see Nancy Stuart's article Legislative Library of British Columbia MARC records (BCLA Browser: Linking the Library Landscape, Vol 3, No 1, 2011).

In September 2014 it was reported that some modified records contained errors in the 300 field, as well as a few 856 field errors. The affected records, mostly from 2014 but some as far back as 2009, have been fixed and re-uploaded below. These records are in MARC21 MARC-8 format. Monthly records are now available for previous years only by request. If you experience any issues with the Provider Neutral records, please contact cats@uvic.ca or Sunni Nishimura at BCELN.


Fixed 300 & 856 Field Records Only

Three MARC files containing only the corrected records are available. Sites that have already loaded all their records may wish to just upload the changed files below. Files include the Monographs and Serials containing the 300 field fix as well as an additional file with 12 records containing a URL fix in the 856 field.

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Recent Monthly Records for Monographs & Serials

Monthly records older than 12 months are available by request. Please contact Sunni Nishimura at BCELN with any issues or to request additional files.

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Yearly Records for Serials & Monographs from 1995-2014 (Zipped)

Yearly Monograph and Serial MARC records from 2009-2014 below (Zip Archives) contain corrected 300 and 856 fields. Monthly records are now available for previous years only by request. Please contact Sunni Nishimura at BCELN with any issues or to request additional files.

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Last updated February 24, 2016