[Koha] how to connect MARC records to a branch?
ohiocore at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 08:11:01 NZDT 2008
I think you may be misunderstanding the problem. It appears you have
imported MARC data for biblio records, but not (item) holdings. So you
should not attempt to insert "ownership" of the MARC biblio record for your
single branch. Though you can represent things about branches in MARC, it
won't really help your problem, since you will still not have any items and
will get empty results.
The difference you report between STAFF and OPAC results suggests that you
may not have moved the imported records out of the reservoir. Otherwise
that behavior would be unexpected. Check Tools > Manage Staged Records if
you used the staged records upload. It should identify how many items it
found in the given upload. Confirm that number matches the number you
So basically what you need to do is import items data. I don't know what
means are available to you in Sagebrush Athena to extract that info, if you
On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 1:44 PM, Jeffrey LePage <jeffrey_lepage at yahoo.com>wrote:
> First, an intro:
> These days I do database stuff for a living, mostly Oracle. I spent a year
> doing web coding professionally: LAMP, where P=Perl. I'm installing Koha
> for a small charter school. It's replacing Sagebrush Athena.
> Now my problem:
> I successfully installed Koha and imported MARC records from Sagebrush
> Athena. I can see the records in the database tables biblio and
> biblioitems. I can also see the records when I "Search the Catalog" from
> the administrative site (not the OPAC). However, the location column in the
> search results page says "No Items".
> If I understand the schema correctly, the items table has info regarding
> barcode, holdingbranch, homebranch. My items table is EMPTY. How do I tell
> the system that all my marc records have holdingbranch=homebranch=<my
> library> ?
> Jeff LePage
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