By now the archival community has begun in earnest, though not always cheerfully, to participate in that special sector of the information revolution which involves the MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) formats created by the Library of Congress. Most especially, many archivists are beginning to make use, or planning to begin to make use, of the recently published USMARC Archival and Manuscripts Control format, generally known as the MARC-AMC format, or simply AMC.
"Fitting In: The Automation of the Archives at Northwestern University,"
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