[EP-tech] Re: editing subjects from GUI

Yuri yurj at alfa.it
Mon May 21 15:03:48 BST 2012


modify the xml before importing.

Il 21/05/2012 15:31, Ranju Upadhyay ha scritto:
> Hi all,
>
> We have XML data coming to eprints from a different system.We want to 
> do a bulk import of this data, which we can do.However I have come up 
> with some problem with the value for subjects field.The value of 
> subjects that come in this XML from another source do not match our 
> subject tree.Hence when the data is imported a wrong value gets in 
> subjects field.We can always edit the subject field and assign a 
> correct value.But that means there are two values for subjects i.e. 
> the wrong value and the right value.Is there some way we can delete 
> the wrong value through the user interface? I may be able to do it 
> through an update or delete statemet from the database.But that is not 
> useful for us.We want the person doing the editing from the user 
> interface be able to delete it.
>
> For example an eprint record from external source has subject assigned as:
>
> <subjects><item>Management</item></subjects>
>
> This value of "Management" does not quite match our subject tree.So 
> once we have done the bulk import, which bring the data in the review 
> area, our editor can go in and assign the right subject to this eprint 
> , which in our case would be
>
> School of Business, Design & Innovation, Management
>
> But this gives her two values for subjects:
>
> Subjects: ?? Management ?? 
> <http://xeprints.nuim.ie/view/subjects/Management.html>
> Social Sciences > School of Business, Design & Innovation, Management 
> <http://xeprints.nuim.ie/view/subjects/scls-bulw.html>
>
> And she wants to be able to delete the wrong value herself from the 
> user interface.
>
> This is not a case of one record. This is a case of monthly import 
> with a large number of records imported every month.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Thanks
> Ranju Upadhyay
> National University of Ireland Maynooth.
>
>
>
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