MarcEdit Workshops Coming Up

MarcEdit workshops, part of California Library Association (CLA) Spring Fling programs, are now open for registration at CLA Spring Fling page. Please sign up at your earliest convenience as the workshops may fill quickly.

Note that the deadline for early bird registration has been extended to March 21st and the regular registration deadline is now March 31st.

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I. MarcEdit: An Introduction
April 7, 2011 (Thursday) 8:00 – 3:30 (7:30-8:00 registration)

Location:
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA

Speakers:
Terry Reese, the Gray Family Chair for Innovative Library Services at Oregon State University

Description:
Have you been longing for an efficient way to manage, edit or analyze large groups of bib records? Come learn about MarcEdit, a freely downloadable metadata software suite available at no cost on the Internet. MarcEdit is designed for large-scale batch record processing, including batch editing MARC records, character set conversions, and record extractions. It also provides users with the ability to perform crosswalks between MARC and other data formats (e.g. Dublin Core). This workshop demonstrates how to edit large batches of records and discusses how your library might use MarcEdit to enhance your workflows.

For more information about MarcEdit, see:
http://people.oregonstate.edu/~reeset/marcedit

Registration Opens: March 1, 2011

Registration Fees:
Advanced (by 3/21/11): $85 (CLA or SCTPG member); $110 (CLA or SCTPG non-member); $60 (library school student)
After 3/21/11: $135 (CLA or SCTPG member); $160 (CLA or SCTPG non-member); $110 (library school student)

Note: Coffee and snacks provided during breaks; free parking available if registered by 3/21, otherwise, $16 or $23, per car per day paid at the parking structure (no guarantee of spot)

Registration Deadline: March 31, 2011

Program Organizer/Contact:
Bie-hwa Ma
UC San Diego Libraries
bcma@ucsd.edu
858-822-3877

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II. Beyond the basics:  Making MarcEdit do more for you
April 8, 2011 (Hands-on) (Friday) 8:00 – 12:00 (7:30-8:00 registration)

Location:
Geisel Library, Room 274
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA

Speakers:
Terry Reese, the Gray Family Chair for Innovative Library Services at Oregon State University

Description:
For those that are ready, MarcEdit offers a number of advanced features to allow users to make more complex edits, automate more processes and develop new workflows for metadata development and maintenance.  In this workshop, we will take a closer look at how you can make MarcEdit do more work for you.  Topics to be covered include:

1) Regular Expression support/development/usage
2) Working with non-MARC formats
3) Working with MarcEdit in a command-line environment
4) Building tools around MarcEdit – looking at the script maker and beyond

Note: MarcEdit is a freely downloadable metadata software suite, designed specifically for large-batch record processing.
For details, visit http://people.oregonstate.edu/~reeset/marcedit/

Prerequisites: experiences in scripting languages or MarcEdit: An Introduction Workshop

Registration Opens: March 1, 2011

Registration Fees:
Advanced (by 3/21/11): $85 (CLA or SCTPG member); $110 (CLA or SCTPG non-member); $60 (library school student)
After 3/21/11: $135 (CLA or SCTPG member); $160 (CLA or SCTPG non-member); $110 (library school student)

Note: Coffee and snacks provided during breaks; free parking available if registered by 3/21, otherwise, $16 or $23, per car per day paid at the parking structure (no guarantee of spot)

Registration Deadline: March 31, 2011

Program Organizer/Contact:
Bie-hwa Ma
UC San Diego Libraries
bcma@ucsd.edu
858-822-3877
Brought to you by the Technical Services Interest Group
Co-sponsored by SCTPG – Southern California Technical Processes Group

This workshop is part of CLA’s Spring Fling program series: training, networking and more!

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