MarcEdit: Updated Merge function

For Christmas, I posted an updated version of MarcEdit.  It included a number of new features, the biggest being an update to the Merge Records tool.  This is the first part of a two part update process.  I’m hoping the second part of the update will be completed by New Years.  Anyway, the matching tool… Read more

cmarcedit changes coming

I’m not sure many people realize it, but there is a completely command-line driven version of MarcEdit.  This version provides an easy to use command-line tool that can be used with other cmd tools to pipe data or processes together.  One of the fundamental changes between the cmarcedit and marcedit GUI applications is that any… Read more

Why dogs are better than cats

Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing; 1 edition (October 20, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0740785133 ASIN: B003GAN3VY Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.4 x 1.1 inches AZ2CE2UATJA5 I had read this book sometime ago.  My wife, who is quite the prolific book blogger, had received this book for something or other, and I’m not sure… Read more

Civil War hair

While my team didn’t win the civil war, I’ve had a good time this year dyeing my hair various shades of orange.  For the civil war, I decided to go with more of an ‘80’s style.  This was after the game with the family.

Evaluating digital services: an alternative reality

Sorry for what I’m sure will be a longish post.  This is a bit of a brain dump — Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how libraries determine if services that they provide are successful.  Well, specifically, how libraries determine if digital services that they provide are successful.  And after attending DLF and listening… Read more