[Koha] Using Koha for photo archive

Galen Charlton galen.charlton at liblime.com
Thu Dec 13 14:36:18 NZDT 2007


On 12/7/07, Doug Dearden <dearden at sarsf.org> wrote:
> We have a large photo archive, which we are scanning into image files as time
> goes by.  Is there a way to use Koha to catalog this archive and attach the
> image files to the record so they can be downloaded by the user?  There may be
> more than one image file per record - for instance if it was scanned as both a
> jpg and a tif file.  Is there a way to handle that situation?

One approach would be to store your image files on your web server.
When you catalog each image, you can create an 856 field that links to
each version, e.g.,

856 $uhttp://yourwebserver.org/images/image-abc.jpg
856 $uhttp://yourwebserver.org/images/image-abc.tiff


Galen Charlton
Koha Application Developer
galen.charlton at liblime.com
p: 1-888-564-2457 x709

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