Written by Emily Garner on July 12, 2010. Posted in Cataloging


e work with a number of excellent book distributors and online book dealers to provide libraries with cataloging when they order a book. Options include MARC cataloging records, spine call number labels, and smart barcode labels.

If you are a vendor and would like to learn more about this, please contact us.

MarciveWeb SELECT

Written by Emily Garner on July 12, 2010. Posted in Cataloging


arciveWeb SELECT is a fast, affordable, accurate way to get cataloging for your new acquisitions, backlog, audiovisuals (AV), government documents, and other formats. Whether you need one record or hundreds, you can use MarciveWeb SELECT without a subscription and with no annual fee. Just pay for the cataloging records you need.

Use MarciveWeb SELECT records as-is, modify them, or create entirely new records to match materials in hand. You can also get customized products through MarciveWeb SELECT, including:

  • MARC records
  • Smart barcode labels (generic also available)
  • Authority records
  • MARC record enrichment (TOC, fiction/biographies, summaries)
  • Reading notes (Accelerated Reader and Lexile® Measures)
  • Book label sets
  • Catalog card images

MarciveWeb SELECT takes care of it all!

New!  Updated version of MarciveWeb SELECT released

Customers of this super easy-to-use cataloging system will be happy to learn that we have made several changes to the look and function of MarciveWeb SELECT.  Here are a few features, below:


  • New version is UTF-8 compliant and can display and edit using a wider range of languages and characters.  (Previous version was ASCII only).

Better Navigation

  • A help button was removed and now context-sensitive help is integrated into the user interface in the form of hints and tool tips.  Previously, the user had to navigate away from the screen to request help, then navigate back.
  • There’s now a single screen to select basic work form options.  The edit screen has all other options available, and pre-configured user level options are already populated.  There were lots of screens to navigate for each option with the older version.
  • All function buttons now bring up “on screen” dialogs without navigating away from the page.  In the past, the user had to navigate away from the screen to complete each operation, often going through several screens.

Better look makes for easier reading

  • Current version presents user with a maximum of 500 results and a maximum of 20 per page.  In the past, the user had 1,000 results but only 10 viewed per page, and had to click through an intermediate screen to approve the display of more results.
  • The MARC tagged display in tag order supports the full UTF-8 encoding set, instead of a labeled display supporting an ASCII only encoding set.
  • The “Do Not Order” function button has been removed.  This previously took the user back to the basic search screen.  Now the user may instead return to the search results of where the search originated, or begin a new search.

Easier editing

  • Problems with incorrectly formed records are avoided, now that changing tags for non-repeatable fields is not allowed.  Also users cannot remove critical fields such as the 001 and 245.
  • Full support for special Latin characters and diacritics using specialized “keypad” displays has been implemented.  These previously had to be entered through special codes on a separate page.  Additionally, there is full support for Cyrillic, Greek and Hebrew characters.

You’ll notice more changes as well, and we hope you like what you see!  If you have questions about the new version, need help with your profile, or would like more information about MarciveWeb SELECT, please contact us at [email protected].

Cataloging Services

Written by Emily Garner on July 12, 2010. Posted in Cataloging


educe your cataloging expenses without sacrificing quality by using MARCIVE’s full range of Cataloging Services:

  • MARC Records
    • with authority control
    • with Table of Contents and other enrichment
    • with Accelerated Reader and other reading notes
    • customized to your specifications
  • Barcode Labels
    • smart
    • generic (“dumb”)
  • Spine Label Sets
  • Catalog Card Images

Our Cataloging Services provide you access to high quality records from numerous sources, including:

  • Library of Congress (LC)
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • Library and Archives of Canada (LAC)
  • A/V Access (Baker & Taylor)
  • Government Printing Office (GPO)

No subscription, no annual fee!

See our cataloging price list.


MARCIVE will be exhibiting at the ELUNA Annual Conference which takes place May 14th-17th, 2024 in Minneapolis, MN.

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See the announcement from GPO's FDLP News & Events 

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