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Legislative Library MARC Records
The Provider Neutral Record Standard (PDF) for the Legislative Library of British Columbia (LLBC) Batch MARC Records was created by the BCLA Cataloguing and Technical Services Interest Group (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, 3.1, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sunni Nishimura at BC ELN.
BC Royal Commission Documents MARC Records
In 2017 the Legislative Library made a collection of 755 records called the "BC Royal Commission Documents MARC Records" available. These records have been processed by the University of Victoria into Provider Neutral records and made available as a Monographs and Serials collection.
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.
Recent Monthly Records for Monographs & Serials
Monthly records older than 12 months are available by request. Please contact Sunni Nishimura with any issues or to request additional files.
|April 2020||April 2020 Monographs, April 2020 Serials|
|March 2020||March 2020 Monographs, March 2020 Serials|
|February 2020||February 2020 Monographs, February 2020 Serials|
|January 2020||January 2020 Monographs, January 2020 Serials|
|December 2019||December 2019 Monographs, December 2019 Serials|
|November 2019||November 2019 Monographs, November 2019 Serials|
|October 2019||October 2019 Monographs, October 2019 Serials|
|September 2019||September 2019 Monographs, September 2019 Serials|
|August 2019||August 2019 Monographs, August 2019 Serials|
|July 2019||July 2019 Monographs, July 2019 Serials|
|June 2019||June 2019 Monographs, June 2019 Serials|
|May 2019||May 2019 Monographs, May 2019 Serials|
Yearly Records for Serials & Monographs from 1995-2018
Yearly Monograph and Serial MARC records from 2009-2015 below (Zip Archives) contain corrected 300 and 856 fields. Monthly records are now available for previous years only by request. Please contact Sunni Nishimura with any issues or to request additional files.
|December 2019||2019 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2018||2018 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2017||2017 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2016||2016 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2015||2015 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2014||2014 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2013||2013 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2012||2012 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2011||2011 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2010||2010 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2009||2005 - 2009 Monographs & Serials|
|December 2004||2000 - 2004 Monographs & Serials|
|December 1999||1995 - 1999 Monographs & Serials|