[WEB4LIB] MARC Editor
Bigwood at lpi.jsc.nasa.gov
Wed Sep 29 18:15:30 EDT 1999
You could use 2 freeware programs from the Library of Congress.
MARCbreaker and MARCmaker along with a text editor. The process would
be to export the records, break them, edit, make them and load them.
If you are doing a lot of work with MARC records it might be worth it to
purchase a commercial product. MitinetMARC works for me and is not too
bigwood at lpi.jsc.nasa.gov
Lunar & Planetary Institute
>From: David Swarthout[SMTP:daves at xyz.net]
>Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 1999 3:46 PM
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>Subject: [WEB4LIB] MARC Editor
>Does anybody on this list use, or know where to find, a freeware or
>shareware MARC record editor? I used to do a fair amount of MARC record
>processing by exporting MicroLIF format records into a word processor,
>making modifications (e.g., to the call numbers), and then importing the
>I say used to, because the circulation software we use now will only import
>or export USMARC format records. Editing them the way I once did, in
>MicroLIF format, is no longer possible.
>Any help on this is appreciated,
>Homer Public Library
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