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MARC Wizard™ software allows a PC user to perform a wide variety of database creation and maintenance functions. They are downloadable and can perform many very specific tasks you need to create or maintain your MARC Record files.

MARC Wizard™ Features include:

  • On-screen step by step instructions
  • Start and stop at any point, resuming without any data loss
  • Review, edit and fine-tune records before bringing them back into your database


MARC Wizard™ Program Descriptions


MARC Mechanic Express™

Simplify the difficult task of cleaning up your library's database. Correct structural errors, standardize call number information, update subject headings, add award notes and reading program information all in one data service run. Set the options you want, control the records to be checked and then upload it for a full library database cleanup. Typical turn around time is 24-48 hours.

See some MARC Mechanic Express features here.


Subject Heading Updates™

Adds subject headings, verifies current ones and replaces outdated search terms in your AACR2 MARC records with the latest Sears, Library of Congress and LC Children's subject headings. Includes optional Kid-Friendly™ subject headings to increase your search success. You select only the subject heading types you want for your library.

See some Subject Heading Updates features here.


Magic REcon™

Replace substandard, brief or incomplete MARC records with top-quality content-rich records. Dramatically increase your circulation rates by filling in bare bones records, making them more discoverable. Update records containing as little as a title, merging them with complete records while keeping your holdings, local fields and other customized information intact. Typical turn around times are 24-48 hours or less.

See some Magic REcon™ features here.


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MARC Match™

Adds, removes and verifies reading program information and measurements, eliminating common problems and inefficiencies caused by missing or mismatched data. Our records are manually reviewed by library specialists to insure optimum matching accuracy and we have the highest accuracy rating in the industry.

Depending on your needs run either "ARMatch" or "Lexile Match"  as often as you like. We notify you by email when your new, upgraded database is available. Most are completed within 24 hours and no later than 48 hours.

These reading programs are currently updated through MARC Match:

  • Lexile Match for Lexile®
  • AR Match for Accelerated Reader™

See some MARC Match™ features here.


FastMARC Cataloger™

Create a new MARC record from scratch with simple material type categories, interactive, on-screen tips and examples, and AACR2 rules built into the program.

See some FastMARC Cataloger features here.


MARC on Demand™

This easy-to-use search engine accesses our continually updated database of high quality MARC records, tailored to meet the needs of K-12 libraries, with the highest hit rates in the industry for print, DVD, video, non-print and teacher resources. There is no cost-per-use charge.

MARC on Demand also contains a cataloger, for customizing records and adding holding information. Importing records is easy with the step-by-step instructions built in.

See some MARC on Demand features here.


MARC Firewall™

Protect your library database by screening MARC records originating from an external source. Use MARC Firewall™ to automatically update critical fields like subject headings and to find problems with incoming records, such as code errors or poor quality records. Once you've created your preferences, save them and apply to all incoming records, making importing new records that much easier. Typical turn around time is less than an hour.

See some MARC Firewall™ features here.


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