[Koha] import data to koha

Galen Charlton galen.charlton at liblime.com
Fri Feb 20 03:50:06 NZDT 2009


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 1:23 AM, Unni Kartha <unnikartha at gmail.com> wrote:
> writing from an educational institution in india. we already have a library
> management package, which was made locally. we have installed koha and is
> planning to migrate to koha.
> can you please help us find out how we can transfer the data from the
> existing database to koha?
> the help required is to transfer the data of books into the koha database.
> we dont have marc records, but has isbn number, title, prince and all such
> details of all the books in the existing database. I have someone helping me
> with mysql also.

If you can get the bibliographic data out as a CSV or delimited text
file, you can use MarcEdit
(http://oregonstate.edu/~reeset/marcedit/html/index.php) to convert
the records to MARC format.  MarcEdit is a Windows app, but it should
also run on Linux using Mono.


Galen Charlton
VP, Research & Development, LibLime
galen.charlton at liblime.com
p: 1-888-564-2457 x709
skype: gmcharlt

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