[OPEN-ILS-DEV] Another request for MARC21XML holdings sample
ndlall at ucalgary.ca
Fri Feb 22 12:31:10 EST 2008
Thanks so much for this. I'll look forward to the script(s) &/or
documentation that you plan on putting in the locked "Unicorn API
Dan Scott wrote:
> Hey Nella (and Grant):
> For what it's worth, I'm preparing for the pre-conference on Monday by
> creating a 500-record sample of MARC21XML that we'll import into our
> newly installed and configured Evergreen databases - both bib records,
> and then holdings.
> The holdings import will use the staging table method of import,
> however, as described at
> - the import_holdings.pl script is deprecated.
> For the preconference, I'll write a simple script that will suck out
> the holdings from the MARC21XML file, then massage them into a format
> suitable for importing into the staging table. Unicorn users would be
> better served by directly selecting the holdings records from their
> Unicorn database, but my preconference approach will show how to do
> things in a fairly generic way.
> I do plan to add the Unicorn API method to the locked "Unicorn API
> Repository" so that other members of the Unicorn API club will have a
> more straightforward migration process.
> On 22/02/2008, Nella Lall <ndlall at ucalgary.ca> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I saw that Edward Corrado asked on Jan 31, 2008 for a sample of a
>> MARC21XML file that was used to successfully load holdings records into
>> Evergreen. I have seen no replies to that request and now I would like
>> to add my voice to that request. Anyone out there who has successfully
>> used a MARC21XML file and import_holdings.pl to load holdings into
>> Evergreen--please share a snippet of your MARC21XML holdings file and
>> maybe any hints on how you constructed the MARC21XML file. (I have
>> tried to use MarcEdit so far.)
>> I know that Edward works with DRA but I work with Sirsi Unicorn data.
>> Nella Lall
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