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Library Carpentry: MarcEdit

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Prerequisites

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Schedule

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00:00 1. Introduction to MarcEdit What is MarcEdit?
What can it do?
00:00 2. Top Level Menu Features What are top level features?
Where are the top level features located?
What can it do?
00:00 3. Working with MARC files What is a MARC binary file?
What does it mean to break and make a MARC file and how do I open a file of MARC records in MARCedit?
Why is encoding important?
00:00 4. Working in the MarcEditor What is the MarcEditor?
How are MARC files organized in the MarcEditor
00:00 5.
00:00 6. Manipulating MARC data How can MARC data be manipulated?
How can the RDA Helper be used?
How can fields, subfields, and/or indicators be added, changed, or removed?
How can fixed fields be manipulated?
How can Select Records for Edit be used to manipulate a subset of your MARC file?
What is the difference between save and compile?
00:00 7. Tasks and Automation What are tasks?
00:00 8. Integrations What are integrations?
What can it do?
00:00 9. Regular Expressions What are regular expressions?
What can it do?
00:00 Finish

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