Label printing practices vary by library. Just out of curiosity, why are
you getting this information from a MARC file rather than the ILS? At
many/most libraries, you'd need local Cuttering, item specific (e.g.
volume/copy number), etc info not available in the bib record.
On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 12:33 PM, Tom Connolly <[log in to unmask]>
> Is there an open source way to format the dewey code for printing book
> labels? Or can someone tell me how to isolate just the dewey number from a
> marc file (I have MarcEdit; is there a better tool for this simple task?)
> so it is the only field sent to the printer? (I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and
> printing to a Dymo 450) Thanks
> Tom Connolly
> St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Naples FL