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How do I download eBooks at EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary) MARC records into my OPAC?

Alternate Question(s):

Are MARC records available for eBooks at EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary) Collection 1, 2, and 9?


You can download the MARC records for the first, second, and ninth eBooks at EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary) collection from the UGA Libraries’ FTP server at Follow these directions to download the MARC records:

  1. Go to the NetLibrary folder of the University of Georgia Library FTP server at
  2. Download the records for the first collection in one of two ways: as a couple of large files or many small ones. To download the records in only two files, you’ll need the “netlibrary.mrc” file from the “pub” directory (about 21 mb), then the supplementary “netLibrary_I_2” file in the “netlibrary” directory. If it’s easier for you to download smaller files, you can instead use the twenty-nine “netlb01.mrc” through “netlb29.mrc” files in the “netLibrary” directory, plus the supplementary “netLibrary_I_2” file in that same directory.
  3. Download the files for the second collection from the same anonymous FTP site as the first collection. They are in the pub/netlibrary directory, and are named:

    • netLibrary_II_1
    • netLibrary_II_2
    • netLibrary_II_3
  4. Download the files for ninth collection by clicking the “netlib9_full.mrc.express_link” file.

If you require additional assistance downloading eBooks at EBSCOhost MARC records, please submit a comment to GALILEO Support Services using the Contact Us form.


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Last Updated: Tue, March 03, 2015 - 3:52:17