MARC Mechanic Express: Ultimate Tune-Up Service
What is MARC Mechanic Express?
MARC Mechanic Express automates the task of cleaning-up your library's database.
By setting the options you want, you control what gets checked and fixed in all
of your records, quickly and easily.
Update critical search and access points. Improve search results. Make managing
your collection easier.
Only the changes that you authorize are made.
Updates are completed within 1 to 3 business days after the confirmation of your
What can MARC Mechanic Express do to my records?
- Update Critical Search and Access Points
Update, add or remove subject headings; Correct or rearrange subject heading subfield
- Standardize and Consolidate Call Number Prefixes
For example, change VC, VT, and VID to VHS or change 92 to B, etc.
- Standardize Cutters
For example, use the first three letters of author's last name, or full last name
for biographies; Update local holdings information; Add prices or shelving locations;
Remove unwanted terminology
- Remove Juvenile Fiction and Juvenile Literature
Remove the word "Juvenile" from record data
- Correct Non-Filing Indicators
- Placement of Articles in Titles
For example, change Berenstain Bears and Baby Makes Five, The to The Berenstain
Bears and Baby Makes Five for better search results
- Move or delete 526 Reading Studies Information
Accelerated Reader; Reading Counts; Other
- Add Awards Notes
Adds all major awards to properly formatted titles
- Fix punctuation and syntax
Ensure that commas are followed by a space; Remove double spaces and improper slashes
- Update/Fix Leader
Verify material type validation (i.e. ensure video is not a "book"); Publication
information; Language code
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