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Last Updated: May 23, 2024

Gale eBooks MARC

About eBook MARC records

How do I recognize the MARC records in my downloaded eBook archives?

You will recognize your MARC records by their file extension: .mrc.

Are the MARC records available on

Yes, MARC records are available at Your archival download will also contain MARC records. However, these MARC records do not contain an 856 link.

Who provides the MARC records?

Gale provides the MARC records as a service to its customers.

Are there URLs in the MARC records?

Yes. When you download the MARC records from, we include a link in the MARC 856 field. A URL from the MARC record links the user directly into that eBook on Gale eBooks.

Who should I contact for more information?

Contact Gale Technical Support via email at [email protected] or via phone: 1-800-877-4253 Option 3.

Customers outside of the U.S. and Canada, please email our International Technical Support at [email protected].

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