Free OCLC MARC Records and KBART Files
We understand that full, high-quality MARC records and KBART files greatly improve the discoverability and usage of your MIT Press eBook collections, so we have partnered with OCLC to provide free WorldCat records for your titles. The records are available through OCLC’s WorldShare Collection Manager at no charge to all MIT Press customers. More information about how to add MIT Press Direct eBooks to your collections in WorldShare is available below.
Using OCLC to manage MARC and KBART
If you have an active OCLC cataloging and metadata subscription, OCLC will automatically provide ongoing MARC record updates as they are enriched by the expert library community as well as maintaining your WorldCat holdings—adding and deleting records as your collection titles change over time. Libraries may download KBART files directly through the Collection Manager interface using the instructions located here.
Please see OCLC’s website for more information and/or watch this helpful video:
Libraries new to Collection Manager will have to follow simple steps to create a profile and will be sent a Welcome Letter with an OCLC identifier and details on how to set up for record delivery. A Collection Manager Wizard is available with easy steps to follow. If you have any questions, please join OCLC for weekly Collection Manager office hours or contact OCLC support.
Please contact CI_KB@oclc.org with any questions about how MIT Press Direct records are handled in OCLC’s system.
Marc and KBART
In addition, all MARC records and KBART files are available for download here: