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    Voyager to Alma Migration Query: ISBN Numbers that are less than 10 digits

    Created By: Laura Guy (contact)
    Created on: 9/29/2020



    When migrating from Voyager to Alma, it may be helpful to identify those bibliographic records where the ISBN number is less than ten digits.

    This query, which can be run using Voyager's Prepackaged Access Reports, lists those records where the ISBN is less than ten characters in length, and allows libraries to correct the data if desired.

     

    SELECT BIB_TEXT.BIB_ID, utf8to16([bib_text].[ISBN]) AS Isbn,
    utf8to16([bib_text].[NETWORK_NUMBER]) AS Network_Number
    FROM BIB_TEXT
    WHERE (((Len([ISBN]))<Val(10)))
    ORDER BY Len([ISBN]);

    For other queries that may be useful, see my "Surviving Almanado: tips for a successful pre-implementation" presentation's Accompanying Materials.

    If you need assistance in running custom SQL queries in Prepackaged Access Reports, consult the Voyager Customer Listserv.