MarcEdit Automatic Field Translation Plug-in

By reeset / On / In MarcEdit

While experimenting with doing automatic language translation using the Microsoft Translation API, I got a couple of questions from users asking if this same process could be applied to doing automatic field translation to create localized searching indexes of subject terms.  The specific use case proposed was the generation of a single 653 that included automated translations of the 650$a.  Since this is likely a pretty specific use case with a limited audience, I’ve created this process as a plug-in.  If you are interested in seeing how this works, please see the following video:

If you have questions, let me know.



One thought on “MarcEdit Automatic Field Translation Plug-in

  1. Terry,

    This looks awesome. Thanks very much for doing it so quickly. We’ll be testing it here at PSU and will share our findings via the MarcEdit listserv.