[EP-tech] Re: EPrints Import Question

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Thu Jul 23 09:35:42 BST 2015


On 23/07/15 09:19, Adam Field wrote:
> I generally script this kind of thing using the EPrints API, but id does
> have to be run on the command line of the server.  I've done this quite
> a few times -- here's an example of one I did a couple of years ago:
>
> https://github.com/gobfrey/langsnap_eprints/blob/master/import_data.pl#L58
>
> ...lines 58 to 84 is the process of creating an eprint and attaching a
> file to it.

Ditto 
https://github.com/edina/RJ_Broker_epm/blob/master/lib/plugins/EPrints/Plugin/Sword/Import/RJ_Broker.pm

(Line 516 is the subroutine for adding multiple files to an eprint)



>
> If you code, or have access to someone who codes, it's straightforwards.
>   I'd be very happy to trade advice, code fragments and information for
> documentation on the EPrints wiki for the next person with this problem.
>
> --
> Adam Field
> Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
> EPrints Services
>
> I am currently not working in the UK.  Due to timezone differences (GMT
> -9) email responses may take longer.
>
> On 22 Jul 2015, at 22:52, Greg Whitney <greg.whitney at polymtl.ca
> <mailto:greg.whitney at polymtl.ca>> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> At Polytechnique Montreal Library, we are investigating the
>> possibility of doing some retrospective scanning of our printed theses
>> collection.  I know that it is possible to load  “bibliographic”
>> records into EPrints, but is it also possible to batch import the PDF
>> files themselves ??
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Greg Whitney
>>
>> Section Head, Technical & Computer Services
>>
>> Polytechnique Montréal Library
>>
>> 2500, chemin de Polytechnique
>>
>> Montréal, QC
>>
>> Canada H3T-1J4
>>
>> 514-340-5121 x4641
>>
>> 514-340-4026 (Fax)
>>
>> greg.whitney at polymtl.ca <mailto:greg.whitney at polymtl.ca>
>>
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Ian Stuart.
Developer: ORI, RJ-Broker, and OpenDepot.org
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
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