The Mystery of MARC Fixed Fields Solved

The Mystery of MARC Fixed Fields Solved

Learn about MARC fixed fields.

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What are the MARC fixed fields? And what are their purposes? In this two-day course, we will define the MARC fixed fields. Also discussed will be the purpose of the MARC 006, 007 and 008 fields. When are they used? How are they coded?  Examples will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to create MARC 006, 007 and 008 fields for various types of resources.

This class will be held online. All registered attendees will receive an email with login information a few days prior to the class date.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Date & Time October 27-28, 2020
2pm - 4pm Eastern
1pm - 3pm Central
Instructor Susan Pritts
Prerequisites MARC: An Introduction
Credits This workshop has been approved for 4 General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana library staff.
Audience ALL
Topic Cataloging

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Terms/Registration Information

It is highly recommended that all registrants register for this workshop at least SEVEN DAYS PRIOR to the workshop date. If you register after that, you must additionally send an email to that you have registered past the deadline. You will receive a general email confirmation immediately upon successfully registering for this workshop. All registered attendees will receive an additional email with login information approximately one week prior to the 1st class date. If you do not receive an invitation to the meeting by noon of the day prior, please email

Venue/Technical Information

Online via Zoom

Vendor MCLS

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Instructor: Susan Pritts

Susan A. Pritts is a library consultant with over 35 years of experience in Technical Services, working with academic, public and special libraries. Although her expertise is in cataloging, Susan has also managed acquisitions and serial control functions. She has also served on several library automation committees. Before presenting workshops at MCLS, Susan was an adjunct instructor for the School of Library and Information Science program at Wayne State University.

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Date(s) and time(s):
October 27-28, 2020
2pm - 4pm Eastern
1pm - 3pm Central

Single Registration Pricing
Member Price: $ 79.00
Non-Member Price: $ 159.00

Group Registration Pricing
Member Group Price: $ 199.00
Non-Member Group Price: $ 279.00
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