Originally Posted by itimpi
How did you transfer the library?
If you simply used an OS level facility to copy the whole Calibre library folder and all its contents, and then on the new computer loaded Calibre and switched to that library then all metadata should have been unchanged.
If you copied books using the Calibre facility for copying libraries then the metadata WOULD get changed with books being flagged with the date of the copy.
I copied everything to a thumb drive. On that drive all my original dates are there. However, if I copy it to my new computer everything gets changed to today's date. Is there any way to keep my old dates?
Update: Even though date on the computer was today, everything had old date in calibre!! Thanks for the answers!