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Technology Tools for Technical Services

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Presented at the Nebraska Library Association Information Technology and Access Round Table Spring Meeting, May 22, 2014.

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Technology Tools for Technical Services

  1. 1. Technology Tools for Technical Services Emily Dust Nimsakont Cataloging Librarian Nebraska Library Commission ITART Spring Meeting May 22, 2014 Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/79504817@N00/3139583324/
  2. 2. MARC Converters Amazon to MARC Converter IMBD to MARC Converter Web2MARC Converter
  3. 3. Amazon to MARC Converter http://amazon.libcat.org/cgi-bin/azorder.pl
  4. 4. IMDB to MARC Converter http://amazon.libcat.org/cgi-bin/imdb2marc.pl
  5. 5. Web2MARC Converter http://dl2sl.org/records
  6. 6. http://pbskids.org
  7. 7. Data Manipulators MarcEdit OpenRefine
  8. 8. MarcEdit http://marcedit.reeset.net/ http://marcedit.reeset.net/tutorials
  9. 9. MarcEdit features • MarcEditor with global editing functions – Add and delete fields – Edit subfields – Swap or copy field data – Edit indicators – Generate call numbers – Generate reports
  10. 10. MarcEdit features • Z39.50 client • RDA Helper • Integration with some ILS software
  11. 11. OpenRefine http://openrefine.org/
  12. 12. OpenRefine features • Clean your data – “Remove duplicate records – Separate multiple values contained in the same field – Analyse the distribution of values throughout a data set – Group together different representations of the same reality” “Cleaning Data with OpenRefine” http://programminghistorian.org/lessons/cleaning-data-with-openrefine
  13. 13. Webinar: “Using Open Refine to Update, Clean up, and Link Your Metadata to the Wider World” http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/ webinar/091813
  14. 14. OpenRefine features • Facilitates Linked Data • http://freeyourmetadata.org
  15. 15. Thank you! Emily Dust Nimsakont Cataloging Librarian Nebraska Library Commission emily.dust.nimsakont@nebraska.gov 800-307-2665

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