A Guide for the Perplexed

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Data Formats: added section on ONIX for Books
* [ Interpreting MARC: Where's the Bibliographic Data?]
* [ Coded Character Sets: A Technical Primer for Librarians]
==== ONIX for Books ====
The [ ONIX] family of standards includes the ONIX for Books Product Information format, which functions much like MaRC in the publishing, wholesaling, distribution and retail businesses.
* [ Overview of ONIX for Books]
Much of the data in a MaRC record can in principle be derived from the ONIX record for the same ISBN; see the recent mapping from ONIX to MaRC21:
* [ 3.0 to MaRC21 mapping report and crosswalk spreadsheet]
=== Integrated Library Systems ===