NAME

koha-dump-biblio - Dump a Koha Catalog

VERSION

version 0.062

DESCRIPTION

With this script you can export a Koha Catalog in whole or in part. Without parameter, the whole catalog is exported in an ISO2709 file named dump.mrc. Playing with parameters, you can:

  • Specify the name of the file containing the exported records.

  • Specifiy the format of the file: ISO2709 or MARCXML.

  • Select the exported biblio records and items, based on branch names, and/or a SQL query. For example, you can export all the biblio records from a specific library that have been added the last week, with an item call number beginning with a specific letter.

NAME

koha-dump-biblio - Dump a Koha Catalog

SYNOPSYS

 koha-dump-biblio
 koha-dump-biblio --branch MAIN
 koha-dump-biblio --branch MAIN --branch EAST catalog.mrc
 koha-dump-biblio --branch MAIN --formater marcxml catalog.xml
 koha-dump-biblio --branch MAIN --query "SELECT biblionumber FROM items WHERE barcode LIKE 'X%' --formater marcxml catalog.xml

PARAMETERS

-formater=iso2709|marcxml|text|yaml|json

Specify the format of the file containing the exported records. You can choose between ISO2709 format and MARCXML, but also textual formts. By default iso2709.

-branch

Select the library of the items to be included to the exported biblio records. You can select several libraries by repeating this parameter. For example: -branch MAIN -branch EAST. If the -query parameter isn't used, the -branch parameter select also the biblio records. In other words, biblio records without items belonging the the specifed libraries won't be exported.

-query

This parameter contains an SQL query which select the biblio records to export with their biblionumber.

For example:

Select two records, biblionumber 10 and 100:

-query "SELECT 10 AS biblionumber UNION ALL SELECT 11 AS biblionumber"

Select records containing items which barcode start with a X:

-query "SELECT biblionumber FROM items WHERE barcode LIKE 'X%'"

--verbose|-v

Display a progress status of the export process.

--help|-h

Print this help page.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright 2013 by Tamil, s.a.r.l.

http://www.tamil.fr

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl 5 itself.

AUTHOR

Frédéric Demians <f.demians@tamil.fr>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is Copyright (c) 2019 by Fréderic Démians.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The GNU General Public License, Version 3, June 2007