Current News

  • MarcEdit Unicode Normalizations–specifying ordinal matching and what that means February 19, 2018
    I’m continuing to flesh out how to make it easier to work with normalizations – specifically – so that what is being queried is actually what is being found.  In general, the new normalization enforcement options solve issues relating to finding and replacing text.  However, the place where this still comes up as a challenge …
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  • MarcEdit 7 Clustering Enhancements February 19, 2018
    One area that I’d like to see MarcEdit continue to evolve is around the support for the clustering of data to support editing or data extraction.  While tools like OpenRefine will provide a much more robust set of tooling, there are barriers to using these tools due to the nature of library data.  By embedding …
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  • MarcEdit 7 Updates January 23, 2018
    I posted updates that spanned all versions of MarcEdit yesterday.   The updates were primary based around the thoughts I’ve been having around unicode normalizations, and a need to provide a way to formalized and standardized normalizations across records.  Unicode Normalizations In all versions of MarcEdit, there is a new settings in the preferences window: […]
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  • MarcEdit 7: The great [Normalization] escape January 18, 2018
    working out some thoughts here — this will change as I continue working through some of these issues. If you follow the MarcEdit development, you’ll know that last week, I posted a question in a number of venues about the affects of Unicode Normalization and its potential impacts for our community.  I’ve been doing a …
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  • MarcEdit Unicode Question [also posted on the listserv] January 12, 2018
    ** This was posted on the listserv, but I’m putting this out there broadly ** ** Updated to include a video demonstrating how Normalization currently impacts users ** Video demonstrating the question at hand:   So, I have an odd unicode question and I’m looking for some feedback.  I had someone working with MarcEdit and …
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