Current News

  • MarcEdit 6: Reintroduction of MARCCompare/RobertCompare July 23, 2014
    What is MARCCompare/RobertCompare? Very rarely do I create programs for individuals to meet very specific user needs.  I’ve always taken the approach with MarcEdit that tools should be generalizable, and not tied to a specific individual or project.  RobertCompare was different.  The tool was created to support Mr.Robert (Bob) Ellett’s (ALA Tribute, Link to […]
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  • MarcEdit 6 – Changes to the Material Type Report June 22, 2014
    One of the changes that will be present in MarcEdit 6 is an expansion of the Material Types Report.  Currently, the program provides an option to allow users to generate a report detailing the type of record as designated by the LDR and 008.  This allows users to get a quick snapshot of how the […]
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  • MarcEdit 6 Status Update June 21, 2014
    Thought I’d give the folks that are interested an idea of where I am with the MarcEdit update.  In terms of new features, that is pretty much set at this point.  I have one feature request regarding conditional field editing by field position that I’m still mulling over, but otherwise, I’m pretty much finished.  The […]
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  • Preparing for MarcEdit 6.0 June 12, 2014
    This summer, I have been spending a lot of my free development preparing MarcEdit to make the transition from 5.9 to 6.0.  This will be a big update, and at the same time, and update that I’m not sure folks will necessarily see many of the changes.  But maybe that will be a good thing, […]
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  • 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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