Title

DIY IR Migration II: Metadata, content preparation, and remediation

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

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DIY IR Migration II: Metadata, content preparation, and remediation

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.