Henriette Avram versus the world: Is COBOL capable of processing MARC?

Is the COBOL programming language capable of processing MARC records? A computer programmer in 2015 could be excused for thinking to herself, what kind of question is that!?! Surely it’s obvious that any programming language capable of receiving input can parse a simple, antique record format? In 1968, it apparently wasn’t so obvious. I turned […]