[Koha] Re: Is there an efficient way to manage the MARC frameworks? (User from China)

Hero_xbd!.RRR heroxbd at 126.com
Mon Apr 2 19:23:14 NZST 2007

Thank you Frank. Yes that is a solution.

But using Excel have some drawbacks:

1. In the Koha Intranet I can only find importing MARC (no other 
format). That means we have to deal with MySQL directly. That will need 
everyone know SQL, or will get someone to accept all the Excel files 
from those who don't know SQL, then insert them into the database manually.

2. To use Excel we will be forced to keep track of the contributions by 

I think modifying MARC framework to meet our special need and let people 
use their own Browser to add bibliography through the web is a favorable 
way. What do you think?


Franklin Escano wrote:
> Hi Xu!
> We're on the same boat. I am trying to tap the
> students as encoders. Maybe we can use Excel to build
> the data and then upload it to the MySQL database. I
> think that  would simplify the encoding process.
> Cheers!
> Frank
Xu Benda

Fundamental Science of Mathematics and Physics,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R.China, 100084


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