MARC Magician: Industry Standard for Cataloging
This award-winning software remains the industry standard for cataloging. With it,
a professional librarian can catalog any material!
MARC Magician Professional 2011 automatically corrects dozens of MARC errors, provides a powerful array of timesaving global editing commands,
and allows for accurate original cataloging. This award-winning software remains the industry standard. With it, a professional librarian
can catalog any material! It is the perfect companion to your existing library automation system.
New features include support for Blu-ray and DVD video recordings, E-book and
streaming audio and video templates, and more. Check out our
change log for more details.
Download MARC Magician Professional 2011 now. Contact us for a
free trial license or to purchase a license.
What Can I Do With MARC Magician?
- Automatically Repair MARC Records
Import your records into MARC Magician. The program automatically checks the records
for structural accuracy and corrects all ISBD punctuation, GMD, more than 90 different
non-filing indicators and invalid control fields and codes.
- Define the Errors You Want Notifications About with Active Error Checking
Choose to be warned about records with no page count, no publication date, a title
in all upper case and more. The program show you right away whether each record
meets your criteria and what you need to do to fix it.
- Print Cards and Labels
Use either sheet-fed or continuous-feed printers. Print individual cards or card
sets. Choose your own font style and size for each part of your cards and labels.
Include any additional information from any subfield you may want. Eleven different
label types are supported.
- Use the Global Editing Features to Quickly Clean Up and Customize Your Database.
MARC Magician provides fifteen commands that allow you to make global changes to
both your bibliographic and holdings data. You can be very precise in your changes.
The advanced “Only When” feature allows you to make changes only when a specific
condition is present.
- Create Quality Original MARC Records
No need to memorize complicated MARC codes and rules. As you catalog, MARC Magician
guides you with English prompts, AACR2 rule numbers, and helpful on-screen tips
and examples for most fields and subfields and automatically creates MARC tags,
indicators, subfield codes, GMD, and control fields.
- Use Custom Templates to Save Time
MARC Magician comes with many excellent standard cataloging templates, each of which
may be further customized to meet your library’s needs. Templates can be easily
transferred from one library to another to effectively standardize your collection
among member schools and libraries.