[Koha] Re: Re: questions from prospective Koha user

Mason James mason.james at liblime.com
Fri Dec 7 15:21:03 NZDT 2007

On 2007/12/7, at 2:05 PM, alan wrote:

>> RM>  4. Does Koha have any quick way to enter records, either for
>> RM> books or music scores - for example, I've heard of systems which
>> RM> allow one to enter only the ISBN #, and all the info gets entered
>> RM> automatically. Our music scores for the most part do not have
>> RM> ISBNs, but perhaps there is a similar system for them?
>> you can search books by ISBN with Z3950 search option.
>> for example we create new search option for search in NUKAT and KARO
>> (usable for polish
>> libraries) by ISBN or title:)
> I think what Robin is looking for is something like Alliance Plus from
> Follett, where you can search for a title and pull MARC records from
> somewhere else.  I'm new to Koha (still haven't quite got it  
> running), but
> I wouldn't think it would offer anything like that.  I believe Follett
> charges for the use of Alliance Plus, I do wonder if you could  
> subscribe to
> something like Alliance Plus and use it with Koha.
> Alan

Hi Folks,

Koha does indeed do that. :)
ie: Koha pulls records from public Z39.50 servers , based on a ISBN  
or Title search

Cheers, Mason

Mason James                                mason.james at liblime.com
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