[Koha] Re: Advice on MARC21 fields
rodica.balasa at nemesisit.ro
Thu Feb 16 02:16:53 NZDT 2006
I come back with more specific questions.
I corresponded with another university in Romania, that has implemented
another system (MicroVTLS.), and the information is stored in USMARC.
Are there differences between USMARC and MARC21? Maybe there are chances
that for Romanian books, to import some of the definitions from this
Generally at Koha installation, everybody uses the default Koha
configuration for MARC21, or are some changes required?
On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 16:00 +0200, Balasa Rodica wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I write hoping that you could help us with advice about MARC21
> My name is Rodica Balasa, Project Manager at Nemesis IT
> from Bucharest, Romania. We are helping IMAR (Romanian Institute of
> Mathematics) to install Koha for library management. Currently the
> library catalog is recorded in writing (no database), so it is important
> that the MARC description of most of the books to be downloaded from the
> z39.50 public servers.
> We arrived at the point of configuring the MARC21 control fields, and as
> I understand that the choices we make are very important, I thought of
> asking for advice other libraries that have more experience with Koha.
> Thank you very much!
> Rodica Balasa
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