Current News

  • Regular Expression Recursive Replacement in MarcEdit April 5, 2014
    One of the new functions in MarcEdit is the inclusion of a Field Edit Data function.  For the most part, batch edits on field data has been handled primarily via regular expressions using the traditional replace function.  For example, if I had the following field: =999  \\$zdata1$ydata2 And I wanted to swap the subfield order, […]
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  • MarcEdit 5.9 Update, part II March 20, 2014
    After posting the update last night, a user noted that the Delimited Text Translators 008 generation utilized some older defaults that were causing some validation issues.  So, I’ve posted a limited update to correct this specific problem. If you have automatic updating turned on, MarcEdit will prompt you automatically.  Otherwise, you can download from: 32- […]
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  • MarcEdit 5.9 Update March 19, 2014
    New MarcEdit has been posted.  Here’s the notes: RDA Helper: Enhancement — Added option to determine if the 040$e is added, in accordance with the PCC Hybrid records documentation. RDA Helper: Enhancement — Updated the GMD generation to take into account additional field data in an attempt to account for accompanying data (rather than alternative […]
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  • MarcEdit 5.9 Update – the birthday edition March 2, 2014
    I’m happy to report that I finally completed work on the latest MarcEdit update.  This change provides updates specifically to the RDA Helper and MarcEdit’s implementation/interaction with the OCLC WorldCat Metadata API.  The full list of changes can be found below.  RDA Helper: Modified the way that the 260/264 conversion occurs, to bring it more […]
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  • MarcEdit 5.9 – OCLC Integration: Working with Local Bibliographic Data Records February 28, 2014
    Since OCLC made their Metadata APIs available, I’ve spent a good deal of time putting them through their paces and looking for use cases that these particular API might solve, and if/how MarcEdit might be an appropriate platform to take advantage of some of this new functionality.  Looking over the new Metadata API, it’s pretty […]
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