Title

Creating a Reproducible Metadata Transformation Pipeline Using Technology Best Practices

Location

Room G

Session Type

45-minute concurrent session

Start Date

24-4-2018 2:50 PM

End Date

24-4-2018 3:35 PM

Keywords

digital libraries, metadata transformation, automated workflows, project management, innovation, collaboration

Abstract

Over the course of two years, a team of librarians and programmers from LSU Libraries migrated the 186 collections of the Louisiana Digital Library from OCLC's CONTENTdm platform over to the open-source Islandora platform.

Early in the process, the team understood the value of creating a reproducible metadata transformation pipeline, because there were so many unknowns at the beginning of the process along with the certainty that mistakes would be made. This presentation will describe how the team used innovative and collaborative tools, such as Trello, Ansible, Vagrant, VirtualBox, git and GitHub to accomplish the task.

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Apr 24th, 2:50 PM Apr 24th, 3:35 PM

Creating a Reproducible Metadata Transformation Pipeline Using Technology Best Practices

Room G

Over the course of two years, a team of librarians and programmers from LSU Libraries migrated the 186 collections of the Louisiana Digital Library from OCLC's CONTENTdm platform over to the open-source Islandora platform.

Early in the process, the team understood the value of creating a reproducible metadata transformation pipeline, because there were so many unknowns at the beginning of the process along with the certainty that mistakes would be made. This presentation will describe how the team used innovative and collaborative tools, such as Trello, Ansible, Vagrant, VirtualBox, git and GitHub to accomplish the task.