- offers a holistic view of migrating different types of library data in ILSes, institutional repositories, DAMs, and other types of systems used to manage data and operations;
- shows how to analyze, clean, and manipulate data using skills and tools available to most libraries;
- demonstrates how to work with specific data types typically encountered such as MARC, XML, and delimited text;
- examines issues that affect specific areas such as acquisitions, circulation, licensing, and institutional repositories;
- addresses how to handle changes in authentication management or when moving into a wholly new environment such as a shared catalog;
- thoroughly covers testing, the final migration process, and putting the new system into full production;
- offers guidance on planning for system freeze, staff training, and how to deal with fallout;
- provides step-by-step instructions as well as useful checklists for “go live” readiness, post-migration functionality, and more.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Migrating Library Data: A Practical Manual
Complete table of contents are available here.