Accessions import-Huzzah, Lee!!!

March 14, 2007

Lee ended up reworking my data and I was able to load more than half of it.  The other records were older and didn’t fit the scheme.  I’ll mess with those individually.

Here are some the things I was doing wrong:

  • I had some memo fields, they have to be text fields
  • Contact info seemed to be causing a problem, so I ended up leaving it out
  • When I was exporting from MS Access I forgot to tell it to include the field names as the first record
  • The data must be tab delimited with no text qualifiers

I hope this is helpful to others.  My best advice is, if you have any trouble contact the atug-l and Lee will help you out. 🙂

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