[Koha] Questions from a new user
paul.poulain at free.fr
Wed May 21 03:39:39 NZST 2003
Lucia Phillip wrote:
> I am a librarian with the National Library of Trinidad and Tobago.
> With help from Rob Weir I was able to install Koha on a WindowsXP
> although I would very much like to use Linux in the future but at
> the moment I am completely unfamiliar with it.
> I am very excited over the possiblilities that it offers to
> libraries with limited resources although it compares very
> favourably with many integrated library management systems. I
> would like to implement it in one of the smaller libraries in our
> system but I am trying to understand it fully.
> Many of our libraries have MARC databases in the CDS/ISIS or the
> Windows version Winisis application. My main concern was being
> able to import records from their present system to Koha. I have
> been successful in exporting their records as an ISO file and
> importing them into Koha. With version 1.2.3 the importationit
> works well as with 1.9.2. However, in 1.9.2 the MARC worksheet
> displays only the 000s,100s and 200s. Is this one of the bugs to
> be corrected or is their a later version that I should install.
> Also, I could not find the option to create a record using a
> simple worksheet in version 1.9.2.
> Which version should I try a test run with?
It's probably because you don't have set up MARC-parameters for fields
after 2xx. It's not a bug, it's a low-quality default parameter. Please
go to parameters/MARC and fits MARC to your needs. Note that any
subfield in "ignore" tab won't be stored by Koha. It's not a bug, it's a
Consultant indépendant en logiciels libres
responsable francophone de koha (SIGB libre http://www.koha-fr.org)
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