May 16, 2022

De Gruyter Begins Providing MARC 21 Records For All Frontlist and Backlist eBook Titles

From Today’s Announcement:

De Gruyter has signed a contract with the Scope e-Knowledge Center for the provision of MARC records. Scope is a international provider of knowledge services and solutions. Effective immediately, De Gruyter will provide MARC 21 metadata for its frontlist and backlist eBooks converted through mARCat, Scope’s MARC record service. All affiliated libraries thus have quick and easy access to De Gruyter’s metadata.

Scope will convert ONIX or Klopotek XML into MARC 21 metadata.

Additional info in this announcement from Scope.

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