[uf-discuss] Re: [Structuredblogging-discuss] microformat for books in a library catalog

Phillip Pearson pp at myelin.co.nz
Mon Dec 19 19:32:02 PST 2005

This would probably make more sense over on the microformats-discuss 
list.  Edward - visit 
http://microformats.org/mailman/listinfo/microformats-discuss/ to join.  
I'm crossposting this over there in case this is a solved problem already...

There are a bunch of links about encoding MARC data in SGML/XML here:


Here's the official schema:


There are examples at:


It looks like MARCXML is pretty cryptic.  The MODS or Dublin Core 
transformations might work better as a microformat:



Edward Vielmetti wrote:

>I'm looking for suggestions for a microformat
>suitable to recommend to my library which
>produces an RSS feed as a result set for
>a search through its library catalog.
>hReview isn't quite right, and there's a lot
>of potentially useful book metadata that
>comes from a standard format (US-MARC)
>and should be straightforward to map in.

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