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Moving From MARC to XML

[July 21, 1998]


Copyright (c) 1998 K.T. Lam

Abstract: There have been discussions on encoding bibliographic records in other than the MARC standard, so that machine-readable bibliographic data can become more open and interchangeable in the Internet environment. In 1995, the Library of Congress (LC) began to look into the feasibility of using the SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language) standard to encode MARC 21 format. Subsequently, the MARC DTDs (Document Type Definitions) that define the MARC 21 data in SGML format were released. Early this year (1998), LC announced a software to convert between MARC 21 and SGML.

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Publication Year:1998
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Issue:July 21, 1998
Publisher:K.T. Lam
Place of Publication:Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Notes:Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Subject: XML
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Record Number:9229
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00