[Koha] Re: marc and stuff!
rjw at alembic.com
Fri May 25 09:40:53 NZST 2001
your announcement is very interesting for our uses (we operate a small
reference/science library at an astronomcal observatory).
would your group welcome taking your MARC code and having volunteers port
it back to KOHA?
rjw at rfo.org
Valley of the Moon Observatory Association
On Thu, 24 May 2001, Lora Morgaine wrote:
> A small group of us have been working on making KOHA compatible with MARC
> records and in general with libraries in North and South America. We are at
> the point where we successfully import MARC records in full, and allow
> editing on over 200 most-utilized fields and subfields. One can also create
> a new MARC record, but cannot export records yet.
> We also altered the database structure significantly to import successfully
> all fields, subfields, and indicators, and also changed the OPAC interface.
> It was rewritten in PHP for more flexibility, as well. Because we have
> changed so much of the system, we renamed ours to "OpenBook" - but it's
> still an open-source system with code available to everyone. Our ultimate
> goal is to help small libraries who wish to automate or move to less
> expensive automation options.
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