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README
csv2rdf.rb
example.csv
example.rdf
marc2csv.rb
marc2xml.rb
marcdump.rb
marcfix.pl

README

### MARCTOOLS - Collection of MARC conversion tools
### Ruby and Perl scripts

# Creator: Benjamin Rokseth
# Date: 15.11.2011

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## csv2rdf.rb -- ruby script to Convert comma-separated table to semantic markup using headers as properties
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## FEATURES ##
takes csv and uses column headers as properties
first column is used as resource id, using base_uri from command line
rdf type given in command line
output can be .nt .rdf or .n3

## USAGE ##
csv2rdf.rb  -i input_file.csv -o output_file -b base_uri -t rdf_type [-r recordlimit]
  -i input_file must be comma-separated file
  -o output_file extension can be either .rdf (slooow) .n3 (sloow) or .nt (very fast)
  -b base_uri must be uri
  -t rdf_type must be uri
  -r [number] stops processing after given number of records
  
## EXAMPLE ##
ruby csv2rdf.rb -i example.csv -b http://example.com/bookreviews/ -t http://purl.org/stuff/rev#Review -o example.rdf

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## marc2csv.rb -- ruby script to convert NORMARC file to CSV
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Usage: ruby marc2csv.rb -i input_file.mrc -o output_file.csv [-r recordlimit]

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## marcfix.pl  -- Perl script removes breaking 000 fields from NORMARC
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Usage: perl marcfix.pl inputfile.mrc > outputfile.mrc

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## marc2csv.rb -- ruby script to convert NORMARC binary file to CSV
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Usage: ruby marc2xml.rb -i InputFile.mrc [-o OutputFile.csv] [-r recordlimit]\n"
  
## REQUIREMENTS ##
ruby >= 1.8.7
rdf.rb (thanks to Arto Bendiken et.al. for the brilliant RDF library for ruby)
rdf-rdfxml.rb (for rdf-xml output, requires development libraries libxml2 and libxslt1)
rdf-n3.rb (for n3 output)

## UBUNTU INSTALL ##
(for rdf-xml support)
sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev
gem install rdf rdf-rdfxml rdf-n3 (csv if ruby < 1.9)
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