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JAPAN/MARC Manual and Format

The NDL offers bibliographic data in the JAPAN/MARC format, which is the machine-readable version of the Japanese National Bibliography.

JAPAN/MARC MARC21 Manual and Format

In January 2012, the NDL adopted the MARC21 format for the JAPAN/MARC.
Bibliographic data can be downloaded in the JAPAN/MARC MARC21 format from the NDL-Bib.


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The rules for character entry in the JAPAN/MARC MARC21 format are as follows.
The JAPAN/MARC MARC21 records are encoded in Unicode/UTF-8.

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