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    Conversion of MAB records after switching to GND

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local; Total Care

    Problem Symptoms: 

    After switching to GND the conversion from authority tags in bib records (from MAB to MARC21 format) does not work anymore.

    The relevant tags in MAB which are linked to the authority database got new subfields, they are not included in the standard conversion of xxx01/tab/tab_fix_mab2usm.



    1. Implement the new programs for export MAB data, which convert the new subfields to the old regular MAB-Export.
    table tab_fix_mab
    100 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_100
    104 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_100
    200 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_200
    204 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_200
    800 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_800
    902 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_902
    907 fix_doc_mab_gnd_build_902

    2. Before performing the conversion of bib records with tab_fix_mab2usm export the records with xxx01/tab/tab_fix_mab. The entries in xxx01/tab/tab_fix can be:

    MABUS fix_doc_mab FUNC=OUTPUT,FILE=tab_fix_mab
    MABUS fix_doc_mab FILE=tab_fix_mabaseq
    MABUS fix_doc_convit FILE=tab_fix_mab2usm


    Category: Background processing

    • Article last edited: 14-June-2016