MARC Records

MARC Records

Making it easy for your patrons to discover the thousands of titles you have in your Comics Plus Subscription has never been easier! LibraryPass provides customers with FREE, INSTANT and 24/7 access to Full and Updated MARC records. Read below for more information. 


What is the Process for Obtaining MARC Records?

Watch the video below or follow the step-by-step instructions for Pulling your MARC records! 


Step-By-Step instructions

Go to: https://my.comicsplus.app/ and log into your Admin Portal 
Click "Marc Records" in the top navigation bar
Click "Request Report" and choose either "Full" or "Update" 
The records should only take a few minutes to pull - after 5 minutes refresh your screen and a URL will populate. 
Click on the URL to download your MARC records! 


Do MARC Records Cost Money? 

No! Comics Plus MARC records are FREE to subscribing Customers


What is included in the MARC Records?

Your MARC records will be specific to your library. They will include only the content you subscribe to - i.e. any disabled titles will not appear, as well as any age content not in your collection. 

In the records you will find: 
Title (245,00,$a)
Description (520,$a)
Age Rating (521,$a)
Categories (650,_0$a)
Writer(s) (700,1_$a)
Artist(s) (700,1_$a)
Link to resource (Subdomain specific - meaning specific to YOUR library!) (856,40$u)
Cover Image (URL) (856,40$u)


Can I get Updated Marc Records? 

Yes! In the User Admin Portal you can pull either  "Full" or "Updated" records


What is the difference between "Full" and "Updated" MARC records

Full MARC Records

Full Marc Records will include all records and metadata in your Comics Plus Collection 
The first time you integrate Comics Plus MARC records into your catalog, you will want to be sure to pull "Full" Records. 

Updated MARC Records

Updated MARC Records will contain any updates, additions and removals made since your last MARC record pull. 
If you have already pulled and integrated your Full MARC records, you only need to use your Updated MARC records moving forward.


What do MARC Records look like once integrated? 

This will vary depending on your ILS and user interface, below you can see an example of an integrated MARC record! 
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What do the MARC Records Statues mean? 

Pending = in the que waiting to be processed
Processing = In process will be completed shortly! 
Completed = your MARC records are complete! 


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