[Koha] Koha Bulk Addition of Items
Ian.Walls at med.nyu.edu
Fri Jun 26 08:32:27 NZST 2009
One thing to note: binary MARC (ISO-2709) has a size limit (around 64k,
I've heard) that is likely not enough for your many items; best to use
MARCXML for this kind of import, as it is unrestricted for size.
Systems Integration Librarian
NYU Health Sciences Libraries
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Subject: Re: [Koha] Koha Bulk Addition of Items
You would need a 952 for each item on the MARC record to import all your
If you have some of your data in excell etc with barcodes you may be
bring some of that into MARC edit to build your MARC records without
retyping all of it.
> Will adding 952s to MARC within Koha's internal editor after the
> are staged in the reservoir or in the main collection also add holding
> Items or does it require the Import script to update the holdings?
> Cab Vinton wrote:
>> If you use MARC Edit, or some other utility, and add multiple 952
>> to each record, that should add an equivalent number of additional
>> I believe the minimum requirements include the $a, $b, and $y
>> subfields, but you can obviously add barcodes ($p), location ($c), or
>> Cab Vinton, Director
>> Sanbornton Public Library
>> Sanbornton, NH
>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Artistyc<Artistyc at hotmail.com>
>>> I'm a librarian for a school which manages all student texts.
>>> say I have a large number of each textbook, somewhere around 150 to
>>> each. We had previously stored these in a Non-marc based access
>>> I'm curious if there is a way to add multiple items simultaneously.
>>> the GUI it is 1 at a time and the MARC import utility looks like it
>>> require me to make a marc record for each when all I want is an item
>>> is this possible?
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