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Cleaning Up a Bibliographic Record Mess with MarcEdit

This introductory-level workshop will allow students to acquire hands-on experience using MarcEdit for common tasks in cataloguing environments, including copy-cataloguing and batch record modification.

No prior-knowledge is assumed for cataloguing and/or the MARC standard, although some familiarity with MARC would be helpful. At student’s own discretion, feel free to look at the MARC standard ahead of the workshop (http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/).
Learning outcomes:

  • Copy-cataloguing using Z39.50 in MarcEdit
  • Basic record modifications (e.g. adding/deleting fields and subfields)
  • Basic knowledge of regular expressions

Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing your colleagues on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.  Please note, it is your responsibility to sign next to your name on the attendance sheet for each workshop session.  A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Please make sure that you register with a correct email address, as the confirmation email includes the link to withdraw.

Instructor: R. Antonio Muñoz Gómez, Metadata Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries

Location: Room 116, basement floor, Claude T. Bissell Building, 140 St George Street

Monday, February 5, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Inforum Library
St. George (Downtown) Campus
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

Kathleen Scheaffer