[EP-tech] Re: editing subjects from GUI

Ranju Upadhyay Ranju.Upadhyay at nuim.ie
Mon May 21 16:04:13 BST 2012


Yup.

Thanks
Ranju.

----- Original Message -----
From: Yuri <yurj at alfa.it>
Date: Monday, May 21, 2012 3:07 pm
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: editing subjects from GUI
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk

> 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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