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This page outlines specific steps for adding new MARC holdings records, and for editing existing MARC holdings records. test

The term "MFHD" is a widely accepted acronym for "MARC Format for Holdings Data", even though it's not in standard usage at the NCSU Libraries. The Library of Congress curates the holdings/MFHD format and they refer to it as "MARC 21 Format for Holdings Data." More experienced catalogers may sometimes refer to a MARC holdings record as the MFHD record for short.


Fixed Field


Updated = Date of Report MARC21 character position: 008/26-31

System-supplied when changes are made to holdings information. Do not edit this field

yymmdd = Six numeric characters specifying the currency of the holdings information