Current News

  • MarcEdit’s MARCNext: JSON Object Viewer August 26, 2014
    As I noted in my last post (http://blog.reeset.net/archives/1359), I’ll be adding a new area to the MarcEdit application called MARCNext.  This will be used to expose a number of research tools for users interested in working with BibFrame data.  In addition to the BibFrame Testbed, I’ll also be releasing a JSON Object Viewer.  The JSON […]
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  • MarcEdit’s Research Toolkit – MARCNext August 24, 2014
    While developing MarcEdit 6, one of the areas that I spent a significant amount of time working on was the MarcEdit Research Toolkit.  The Research Toolkit is an easter egg of sorts – it’s a set of tools and utilities that I’ve developed to support my own personal research interests around library metadata – specifically, […]
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  • MarcEdit 6 Update August 15, 2014
    Latest update has been posted.  The following has been fixed: Bug Fix: Delimited Text Translator — The Edit LDR, Load Template, and AutoGenerate buttons were not responding.  This has been corrected. Bug Fix: MARCCompare — when processing data with improperly formatted mnemonic data, the program doesn’t correctly trap the generated formatting error. Bug Fix: […]
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  • 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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