Presentation Type

Lightning Talk

Date

2020-12-03

Description

In 2019, Cornell University Libraries decided to move two institutional repositories, the SHA Scholarly Commons and DigitalCommons@ILR, from Bepress into eCommons, Cornell’s university-wide platform for open scholarship. In this lighting talk, metadata librarians Julia and Chloe will share their successes and challenges in migrating approximately 50,000 records and digital objects from a proprietary system into an open source institutional repository built with DSpace, with a focus on metadata transfer and cleanup.

Keywords

institutional repositories, Northeast Institutional Repositories Day, NIRD, NIRD20, migration, metadata

Speaker Bio(s)

Julia Corrice is the Metadata Operations Librarian at Cornell University Library, where she focuses on metadata maintenance activities, primarily extending relationships between resources through metadata integration. Before joining Cornell, she worked as the Digital Services Librarian for the South Central Regional Library Council, a member of the Empire State Library Network. She received her MLIS in 2012 from Syracuse University with a CAS in Digital Libraries. Chloe McLaren is the Metadata Projects Librarian at Cornell University Library. She currently works broadly in the institutional repository and manages the library’s streaming video platform. Before becoming a librarian, she worked as a projectionist. She received her MLIS in 2010 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

DOI

10.13028/tws3-0032

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Copyright © 2020 Corrice and McLaren

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DIY IR Migration II: Content and metadata

In 2019, Cornell University Libraries decided to move two institutional repositories, the SHA Scholarly Commons and DigitalCommons@ILR, from Bepress into eCommons, Cornell’s university-wide platform for open scholarship. In this lighting talk, metadata librarians Julia and Chloe will share their successes and challenges in migrating approximately 50,000 records and digital objects from a proprietary system into an open source institutional repository built with DSpace, with a focus on metadata transfer and cleanup.