Preparing, Creating, and Managing a Large Dataset of MARC 21 Records for Research and Analysis

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This poster discusses preparing, creating, and managing a large dataset of MARC 21 records. The MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project is examining catalogers' utilization of available MARC 21 content designation (e.g., fields/subfields). A critical component of this project is the development of methods, procedures, and software tools for reliable and valid analyses of the complete WorldCat database of more than 56 million MARC 21 records.

Creator(s): Polyakov, Serhiy
Creation Date: January 2006
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UNT College of Information
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UNT Scholarly Works
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Polyakov, Serhiy

University of North Texas

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  • Creation: January 2006
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This poster discusses preparing, creating, and managing a large dataset of MARC 21 records. The MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project is examining catalogers' utilization of available MARC 21 content designation (e.g., fields/subfields). A critical component of this project is the development of methods, procedures, and software tools for reliable and valid analyses of the complete WorldCat database of more than 56 million MARC 21 records.

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Keyword(s): MARC 21 | parsing software | content designation
Source: Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference, 2006, San Antonio, Texas, United States
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UNT College of Information
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UNT Scholarly Works
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