Coding FRBR-Structured Bibliographic Information in MARC

  • Trond Aalberg
  • Tanja Merčun
  • Maja Žumer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7008)


The lack of support for the FRBR model in current bibliographic standards has been a major bottleneck for the implementation and use of this model in library databases. In this paper we present solutions for coding FRBR structures using MARC and show that it is possible to code even more complex FRBR structures within the current format. This solution promises a migration path for library systems without losing the compatibility with existing standards.


Access Point Test Collection Library System Relator Code Bibliographic Record 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trond Aalberg
    • 1
  • Tanja Merčun
    • 2
  • Maja Žumer
    • 2
  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.University of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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