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Spring Fling 2011: MarcEdit
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MarcEdit: An Introduction and Beyond the Basics Workshop

On Thursday April 7 and Friday April 8, 2011 attendees of the two MarcEdit workshops presented by the CLA Technical Service Interest Group, met up with colleagues and learned new skills about MarcEdit, a freely downloadable metadata software suite available at no cost on the Internet. MarcEdit, designed for large-scale batch record processing, including batch editing MARC records, character set conversions, and record extractions, provides users with the ability to perform crosswalks between MARC and other data formats (e.g. Dublin Core). This workshop demonstrated how to edit large batches of records and discusses how your library might use MarcEdit to enhance your workflows. Terry Reese, Gray Family Chair for Innovative Library Services at Oregon State University (OSU) and co-author of Building Digital Libraries: a how-to-do-it manual, led both sessions. Click here for more information about MarcEdit

What attendees are saying about the Introduction session:

“Excellent training. Worth driving 90 miles all the way from Orange County :-)”
“Good presentation, good facilities, well done!”
“Excellent program.”

What attendees are saying about the Beyond the Basics session:

“Terrific sessions... great program!”
“Very helpful training for my day-to-day work.”
“Nice collaborative environment; shared experiences; knowledge speaker.”


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