[Koha] Export Athena / import Koha

RAC IT Department itdept at racsonline.org
Thu Sep 25 14:43:32 NZST 2014

Here is a link to one of the completed Marc files (i.e. ready for import
into Koha)



On Sep 24, 2014, at 10:35 PM, vikram zadgaonkar <vikramczadgaonkar at gmail.com>

It could be mapping problem. Send me sample marc file to check issue.
On 25-Sep-2014 7:35 AM, "jrbk" <itdept at racsonline.org> wrote:

> FYI: I am a total novice at Koha. I had an acquaintance set up a Ubuntu
> server with Koha on it. The server is running just fine and can only be
> accessed in-house. We are using it for a small library at a private school.
> It is replacing the outdated Athena. I created a superuser and have logged
> in and am starting to set things up...
> I followed the directions on this wiki in order to export the MARC records
> from Athena in order to import it into Koha.
> http://library.bridgton.lib.me.us/BPL_mediawiki/index.php/Exporting_Athena_Holdings_Data_and_Importing_it_into_Koha
> I was able to accomplish all of the steps without any errors or issues...
> I then went into "Manage staged MARC records" from the Tools menu and
> imported the MARC records into the catalog. I am able to search for each
> item by title or author, etc. The problem that I am having is that it
> didn't
> seem to transfer the Barcode information. All of our books are already
> labeled so it is advantageous for us to keep the old Barcode system since
> there are roughly 9000 items.
> Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.
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