MARC records in SCIS

In this 1-hour webinar, SCIS will provide an overview of Machine Readable Cataloguing (MARC), which underpins all data in a library management system. This will assist school library staff understanding the role of MARC in how a library management system displays and uses catalogue data. This session suits school library staff who have some understanding of cataloguing standards.

The following topics will be covered:

  • What is MARC?
  • Implications of MARC for search and display
  • Structure of MARC
  • Some most used MARC fields


MARC records in SCIS is the final webinar in The Metadata SeriesThe Metadata Series will teach school library staff everything they need to know about the Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) and cataloguing. Each of these unique webinars is a standalone session - attend just one webinar or all five sessions!

  1. Introduction to SCIS Data
  2. Understanding SCIS records
  3. Dewey and book numbers in SCIS  
  4. Subject Headings and Authorities in SCIS  
  5. MARC records in SCIS  


Can't make it to the session? A recording of the webinar will be emailed to all registered participants after it has been held.

Cancellation policy: Submission of the online booking form is considered a firm registration. All Terms & Conditions can be found here.

About the Instructors

Renate Beilharz

Cataloguing team leader, SCIS

Renate has worked for SCIS since 2018. A qualified teacher librarian, Renate worked in secondary school libraries for 20 years before teaching library and information services at Box Hill TAFE. She is passionate about ensuring that schools receive the quality data needed to empower information discovery for students.

AUS Eastern Daylight TimeMar 16, 202103:30 PM
Location: Online
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USD $20.00
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