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Notes on operations

Title: Notes on operations: Using automation and batch processing to remediate duplicate series data in a shared bibliographic catalog.
Name(s): Dong, Elaine, author
Glerum, Margaret Anne, author
Fenichel, Ethan, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
journal article
Date Issued: 2017-07-14
Physical Form: computer
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The application of divergent local practices in a shared bibliographic database can result in unexpected display issues that adversely affect user experience. This is especially problematic when merging databases from multiple institutions accustomed to adopting local practices for their own constituents. The authors describe their experience with the application of automation tools, such as MarcEdit, Excel, and Python, during a large-scale remediation project. They used these tools to analyze, compare, and batch process bibliographic records to remediate obsolete and redundant series data in their shared bibliographic database.
Identifier: FSU_libsubv1_scholarship_submission_1500077579_786d99aa (IID), 10.5860/lrts.61n3.143 (DOI)
Keywords: Cataloging, Consortia, Series, Automation tools, Python, Excel, MarcEdit, Pymarc, Remediation, Cooperative cataloging, Database management, Authority control
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Preferred Citation: Elaine Dong, Margaret Anne Glerum, Ethan Fenichel. "Notes on Operations: Using Automation and Batch Processing to Remediate Duplicate Series Data in a Shared Bibliographic Catalog." Library Resources and Technical Services 61, no 3 (2017): 143-161.
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part Of: Library Resources and Technical Services.
Issue: iss. 3, vol. 61