MarcEdit Workshop

  • 24 Jun 2010
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • National Geographic Society

Registration

  • Special price for members
MarcEdit is a freely downloadable metadata software suite, designed specifically for large-batch record processing.  Functions include batch editing MARC records, character set conversions and record extractions. MarcEdit provides a number of useful functions that can be used to simplify database maintenance activities, as well as provide libraries with an invaluable tool for customizing and correcting vendor records before introducing them to one’s database. The presentation will also discuss topics related to the processing of XML metadata, as well as MarcEdit’s built-in OAI metadata harvester – which provides libraries a simplified method for generating MARC records from OAI repositories (like DSpace, Fedora or CONTENTdm).

Instructor

Terry Reese Jr., Gray Family Chair for Innovative Library Services, Oregon State University, and creator of the MarcEdit program.


Registration

Registration is limited to 80 people.  The registration fee is $50 for PTPL members and $65 for non-members.  All registration forms and fees must be received no later than June 1st, 2010.

Transportation

Parking is available at local public garages.  Public transportation is recommended.  Metro stations Farragut North and Farragut West are within 1/4 mile of the NGS.  For an area map showing these stations and NGS, please click here.

Additional Information

Breakfast, morning break and lunch (not included) are available at the National Geographic Society's cafeteria, as well as at other local eateries.
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