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The British Library no longer supports or develops the UKMARC format. However, we have made available the full UKMARC manual as a series of downloadable PDFs in order to assist those libraries still using UKMARC.

Please note that the UKMARC manual is no longer updated.

Documentation regarding the British Library's move to MARC 21 is also available here in order to provide the historical background to the change:

All of the above documentation can also be found on the UK Web Archive.

For further information please contact:

The British Library
Collection Metadata
Boston Spa, Wetherby
West Yorkshire
LS23 7BQ
United Kingdom