I will use Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional to create searchable PDF
documents by OCR, then do a batch import, and run
org.dspace.search.DSIndexer. Lets see if the item will be find!
2007/5/3, Luong T <T.Luong@...>:
> Aston University is running both WebCT and Blackboard as our VLE systems.
> We are hoping to batch migrate learning content to a repository. i.e. DSpace
> I would be grateful if you could confirm whether DSpace currently accept MIS
> Packages from the above VLEs ???
> Kind regards
> From: dspace-general-bounces@...
> [mailto:dspace-general-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Tiago Ferreira
> Sent: 24 April 2007 15:07
> To: Halley Pacheco de Oliveira
> Cc: Shawna Sadler; dspace-general@...
> Subject: Re: [Dspace-general] Adding items without bitstreams
> Hello Halley,
> One idea is to use the Batch importer, wich will transform an XML metadata
> document with some content files, into an item, as if it was an "in progress
> submission". That will save you the trouble of submitting one item at a
> Hope this helps
> Tiago Ferreira
> On 4/23/07, Halley Pacheco de Oliveira <halleypo@...> wrote:
> > Hi Shawna,
> > I have a problem that seems to be the similar to yours, a collection
> > of more than 10.000 municipal legislation projects, dated from 1977
> > until now, to be stored in DSpace with full text search, most of all
> > only in paper. I don't have a solution, and would appreciate if
> > someone could give me a hint.
> > Thank you,
> > Halley
> > 2007/4/23, Shawna Sadler <ssadler@...>:
> > > Hi MacKenzie,
> > > I like your idea about flagging records with or without attached files.
> > >
> > > We have given up on faculty uploading their own items, everyone has
> > > admitted that this process simply won't happen. So it has fallen on the
> > > Library to populate our local repository and the most efficient workflow
> > > has been importing files into DSpace and then Library support staff
> > > adding the fulltext files to the records after they have been digitized.
> > > This is less time consuming and really, who wants to do data entry.
> > >
> > > This process has been very efficient for us, but I have to admit, the
> > > harvesters and search engines have not consistently found the fulltext
> > > files after they have been added. I think your idea of flagging records
> > > would facilitate the find-ability of the newly added files.
> > >
> > > It would also help if importing records into DSpace was less work, I'm
> > > hoping the Summer Google student working on importing/exporting files
> > > from Bibliographic software will facilitate this process.
> > >
> > > Anyone agree or disagree with me?
> > > Shawna
> > >
> > > --
> > > Shawna Sadler
> > > Coordinator, Digital Initiatives
> > > Libraries and Cultural Resources
> > > University of Calgary
> > > Phone: (403) 220-3739
> > > Email: ssadler@...
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