Tag: library technology

MARC Tools & MARC::Record errors

I know next to nothing about MARC,though being a shambrarian I have to fight it sometimes. My knowledge is somewhat binary, absolutely nothing for most fields/subfields/tags but ‘fairly ok’ for the bits I’ve had to wrestle with. [If you don’t know that MARC21 is an ageing bibliographic metadata standard, move on. This is not the blog post you’re looking…

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Academic discovery and library catalogues

A slightly disjointed post. The useful Librarytecholgy.org website by Marshall Breeding announced the eXtensibleCataloge project has just released a number of webcasts in preparation for their software release later this year. I’ve come across this project before, and put a little simply, is in the same field as the Next Generation Catalogues such as Primo,…

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