Mitinet Library Services Unveils Enhanced BestMARC with Full Authority MARC Record Support

Mitinet Library Services Unveils Enhanced BestMARC with Full Authority MARC Record Support

Bethany, Missouri – April 2, 2024 — Mitinet Library Services, a leading provider of innovative library solutions, is thrilled to announce a significant enhancement to our flagship product, BestMARC. As part of the ongoing commitment to empowering librarians and streamlining cataloging workflows, BestMARC now fully supports Authority MARC records across various functionalities.

What’s New in BestMARC?

  • Authority Record Searching: Librarians can now seamlessly search and retrieve Authority MARC records using BestMARC’s intuitive interface. Whether you’re looking for subject headings, author names, or corporate entities, BestMARC has you covered.
  • Authority Lists: Create and manage lists of Authority records effortlessly. BestMARC allows you to organize and curate your Authority data efficiently, ensuring ease of editing and review.
  • Global Edits for Authority Records: BestMARC’s powerful global editing capabilities extend to Authority records, enabling batch modifications simultaneously with ease.
  • Templates for Authority Work: BestMARC offers the flexibility to choose from fourteen new built-in Authority templates or you can create your own custom templates.

Why BestMARC?

  • Accuracy: BestMARC ensures that your Authority records are accurate and compliant with industry standards. Say goodbye to inconsistencies and errors.
  • Efficiency: With BestMARC, catalogers save time by seamlessly transitioning between Bibliographic and Authority records. No more juggling different systems—BestMARC handles it all.
  • Discoverability: By fully supporting Authority MARC records, BestMARC enhances discoverability for library users. Access points are clearer, making research and exploration more effective.

New Authority features are now available with a BestMARC Global subscription. For more information, visit Mitinet’s BestMARC page or the Authority page of the BestMARC User Guide. For additional requests, contact our friendly sales team at

About Mitinet Library Services
Mitinet Library Services empowers libraries worldwide with cutting-edge solutions for metadata management, cataloging, and discovery. Our commitment to excellence drives us to continually enhance our products, ensuring that librarians can focus on what matters most: serving their communities.