[Koha] Koha questions

Indranil Das Gupta indradg at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 08:36:27 NZDT 2016

Hi Albert,

On Nov 5, 2016 9:35 PM, "Albert Kastl" <albert.kastl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm new to Koha and need some help. We are a parish library and looking
> a free library software.
> Questions:
> 1. Is there a possibility to use only the book fields which I need and get
> rid of the other not needed fields in the MARC record?

Yes. It is possible.

> 2. I have already book-csv-lists with the fields "title" and "author" for
> ca. 3500 books. Would it be possible to import them somehow into the
> and fill the necessary fields from 1. by hand afterwards? Or do I have to
> have filled a special field, like barcode (we do not have a barcode
> reader), before the import?

You would need a barcode for circulation.

But yes, you can import the data by first converting it to MARC21 using say
MarcEdit software.

> It would be great if you could help me with my questions.

Hope this helps,


> Thanks a lot in advance.
> Best regards
> Albert Kastl
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