Overview of content related to 'isbd' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1805/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=jon%20knight&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Handling MARC With PERL http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/marc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="#author1">Jon Knight</a> investigates the inner workings of the MARC record's binary distribution format and presents the first cut at a Perl module to read and write MARC records.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The MAchine Readable Catalogue (MARC) format is probably one of the oldest and most widely used metadata formats today. It was developed in the United States during the 1960's as a data interchange format for monographs in the then newly computerised library automation systems. In the following years the MARC format became a standard for export and import of data to library systems in much of the world and various national and vendor enhanced variations on the original MARC format appeared.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/marc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 tooled up jon knight apple library of congress loughborough university elib aacr2 api bibliographic data cataloguing data dublin core ftp graphics isbd marc metadata multimedia opac perl programming language research search technology software standards video z39.50 Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 248 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk