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a "standalone" executable: 

embedded, Java-based: 

and, if you are PERLy, 

transmission format, is the "raw" MARC file, unformatted, and is not at all intended for consumption other than by machine.

Pat: is your intended conversion a MARC record to partial EAD, or many MARC records to a single EAD instance?


Stephen Yearl
Systems Archivist
Yale University Library::Manuscripts and Archives

At 01:27 PM 11/11/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>I'm not sure what you mean by "transmission format",  but we have converted
>several hundred guides from MARC records to EAD.
>I  use marcxml to convert the MARC record in to XML, and then run that doc
>through saxon with a stylesheet.
>I got a copy of marcxml from Michael Fox, as well as a start on the
>stylesheet.   If you want more specific information, please feel free to
>contact me.
>At 12:21 PM 11/11/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>>I would love to hear from anyone who is successfully converting MARC
>>"transmission format" records into EAD.
>Peter M. Martinez
>Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
>2B Kroch Library
>Cornell University
>Ithaca NY, 14853
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