Current News

  • 2015 MarcEdit usage August 8, 2016
    I’ve been putting together some information to help a few non-catalogers understand what MarcEdit is an how much it get’s used around the world.  Couple of fun stats for 2015 based only on usage information from users that make use of the automated update tool. 2015 Usage Information: ~3 million unique program executions (times the […]
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  • MarcEdit Update: Windows/Linux July 12, 2016
    The past 3 weeks, I’ve been doing a lot of work on MarcEdit.  These initial changes impact just the windows and linux version of MarcEdit.  I’ll be taking some time tomorrow and Wed. to update the Mac version.  The current changes are as follows: 6.2.190* Enhancement: Language files have been updated* Enhancement: Command-line tool: -task […]
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  • MarcEdit: Running Additional Validation processes from the command-line July 12, 2016
    MarcEdit’s command-line function has always had the ability to run validation tasks against the MarcEdit rules file.  However, the program hasn’t included access to the cleaning functions of the validator.  As of the last update, this has changed.  If the –validate command is invoked without a rules file defined, the program will validate the structure […]
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  • MarcEdit: Running Tasks via the command-line July 12, 2016
    MarcEdit’s task list functionality has made doing repetitive tasks in MarcEdit a fairly simple process.  But one limitation has always been that the tasks must be run from within MarcEdit.  Well, that limitation has been lifted.  As of the last update, a new option has been added to the command-line tool: –task.  When run with […]
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  • MarcEdit Linked Data Platform–custom linking indexes July 7, 2016
    Over the past year and half, I’ve been working with MarcEdit to provide the ability for users interested in doing URI entification against various known vocabularies, as well as adding these vocabularies into an authority processing workflow.  The processes work well for the handful (15-20) defined indexes that MarcEdit currently queries.  But long-term, lib […]
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