On Friday, January 23, 2015 2:19 PM, Dana Jemison wrote:
>I'm looking for a MARC validation tool (either binary or XML MARC) to identify formatting and structural errors in MARC records, which can be run in a Unix environment.  Does anyone know of such a tool, or has anyone built something like this which they'd be willing to share?

If you are able to work in Perl, MARC::Lint [1] is available, along with MARC::Lintadditions [2] and MARC::Errorchecks [3] for more in-depth validation/error checking.

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I hope this helps,

Bryan Baldus
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