Bibliographic Data Migration from LibSys to Koha : Experience at St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata

Chattopadhyay, Sougata and Sarkar, Arup Bibliographic Data Migration from LibSys to Koha : Experience at St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata., 2017 . In INDKOHA 2017 Two Day International Conference on Koha, Kolkata, 26th - 27th Aug. [Conference paper]

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Data migration is a process of transferring data from existing system to another system and it is divided into two processes: (a) extracting data from an existing system into an extracted file and (b) loading data from extracted file into the new system. Before data migration procedure first you check the database structure and tables of the koha software. After checking the data format, collect data from the libsys software. It includes bibliographical details of the documents, items details, transaction records and patron details. Then using MarcEdit software collected data has been formatted as per the koha software data base structure. Using koha’s data import facility data are uploaded to koha database. Last and most important step is the checking data consistency. This step completes the data migration procedure and certified the koha to be run independently. In this paper we tried to explain the step by step method of bibliographic data migration from libsys to koha, checking data consistency and the problems faced during data migration

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Koha, Libsys, MarcEdit
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LQ. Library automation systems.
Depositing user: Mr. Sougata Chattopadhyay
Date deposited: 14 Oct 2017 04:29
Last modified: 14 Oct 2017 04:29









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