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Currently it is possible to export bibliographic to a *.mrc file (binary) or XML, but not directly to Excel. (This is achieved by creating a title level set, then selecting to Run a Job > Export Bibliographic Records). How to export to Excel or tab delimited file (*.csv)?
We find that for now the best is to use a third party, such as have Excel open the XML file and convert it, or use MarcEdit and “Export” the *.mrc file to “Tab Delimited Records” (*.txt).
In MarcEdit, list the fields to export
MarcEdit is used by many libraries and kindly maintained or downloaded from: https://marcedit.reeset.net/
Troubleshooting is offered in this Knowledge Article kindly posted: https://marcedit.reeset.net/troubles...ext-translator
In fact, Googling keywords on MarcEdit export tab delimited - brings multiple library blogs.
Click here for "Running Manual Jobs on Defined Sets".
See also a video presented by Yoel Kortick, Senior Librarian: "Converting a MARC file to Excel with MarcEdit"
- Article last edited: 23-DEC-2019