IRC log for #koha, 2022-11-19

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14:30 chr1s hello! i'm helping a small school library restore their library management system after the computer crashed. it was running win98 with auto librarian (i'll leave it at that). i was able to find all the database contents (.DBF) files and wrote a python script using the DBF and dbfread modules to convert them to csv so now i can read all the content (patrons, books, and what's currently checked out is all we care about). i was able to bulk
14:30 chr1s import all the patrons and keep the same barcode id. however, im not seeing an easy way to import all the books with the format i have. does anyone have any suggestions, or is manually importing these going to be the best approach?
14:30 chr1s format of the file containing book names: 104427|DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE UGLY TRUTH BOOK3|KINNEY, JEFF|13|True|IN
14:31 chr1s all i care about is the first 3 fields (barcode id, book title (which they accounted for duplicates in the title vs a different field, and author)
20:35 SupportLibrary[m] Hi chr1s Spread me, you need to convert the data from the csv file to mark format and the to import them with Stage Marc records import.
23:45 tuxayo rosa++
23:46 tuxayo It was Rosalie Blake's IRC nick[…]10-02-02#i_381700
23:47 tuxayo ho, the meeting in the above archive was when the domain name was choose :D
23:53 tuxayo HLT contributed to the creation of another libre project besides Koha! :D
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