[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] adding books and materials to library catalog

Rogan Hamby rogan.hamby at yclibrary.net
Mon Mar 9 12:47:43 EDT 2015

Hi Howard,

Evergreen does support original cataloging and importing MARC files from
copy cataloging services.  Are you familiar with MARC records or cataloging?

On Monday, March 9, 2015, Howard Canning <hcanning at bluehills.org> wrote:

> Hi All,
> So I'm evaluating Evergreen 2.7.4 for my school library and am testing
> adding books but so far importing them from Z39 appears to be the only way.
> I suppose I expect if I type in Algebra I'd get 100's pf books in the
> search results but I just get 1 with all the checkboxes checked.
> How do I add a book manually and whats the best method to have access to
> 1000s of titles like say Amazon.com?
> How best can I use Evergreen as I basically want to be able to have an
> inventory of the books on the shelves but most most get found on the Z39
> look up.
> I suspect I'm missing something with Evergreen
> Thanks


Rogan Hamby, MLS, CCNP, MIA
Managers Headquarters Library and Reference Services,
York County Library System

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