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Standards, IMO, LAC

Expanded name

Standards, Intellectual Management Office, Library and Archives Canada

Date of establishment



http://www.collectionscanada.ca [external]


The Intellectual Management Office (IMO) of Library and Archives Canada (LAC) supports innovation in the description and intellectual management of library and archival holdings as well as developing and maintaining standards, policies and guidelines in collaboration with national and international standards-setting bodies.

The Standards office within IMO develops and supports national and international library and archival standards, in particular the MARC 21 formats.

Areas of Activity

Standards, IMO, LAC is responsible for:

The office also provides the permanent Secretariat for the following committees: -


This is a non-membership organisation.