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Last Updated: March 05, 2020

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. 

Contact Us

  • Who should I contact for more information?
    Contact Gale Technical Support via email at [email protected] or via phone: 1-800-877-4253 Option 4. Customers outside of the U.S. and Canada, please contact our International Technical Support via email at [email protected]
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