Know & Go: Manipulating Metadata with MarcEdit and OpenRefine

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Course Details
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Target Audience: 
Library staff interested in editing metadata or other library data.
Course Description

Are you looking for ways to edit your catalog records more efficiently? Transform your library data from one format to another? What about easily detect misspellings and other inaccuracies in your metadata? Your solution is closer than you think: MarcEdit and Open Refine.

These two powerful tools can help you handle all of these issues and make your work easier. Attend this Know & Go session to learn how you can harness their power and work smarter, not harder.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Learn how to download and install MarcEdit and OpenRefine software
  • Understand how to use MarcEdit to edit batches of MARC records
  • Understand how to use OpenRefine to clean up inconsistencies in large sets of data


Homework Expectations
  • None
  • This event is open to group registration; no CEUs are available for this event.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
Instructor or (972) 340-2829