Importing database

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Importing database

Postby Makso » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:20 am


can anyone tell me if there is a way to import an MS Access database of reviewers into OJS. Over the years, my journal has built an extensive database of reviewers through Microsoft Access and so we' d like to use that database to import all these people as users, i.e. Reviewers.
I hope I was clear enough.

Thank you.

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Re: Importing database

Postby asmecher » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:07 am

Hi Makso,

There's a user import/export plugin that uses XML, but you'll have to convert your database to the format described in the DTD. It's plugins/importexport/users/users.dtd.

Alec Smecher
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