Scope & Objectives
There is a general need across institutions using Hyrax to import and export batches of objects to support a range of use cases, such as:
- importing batch outputs from a digitization project
- migrating from a different repository system to Hyrax
- batch updating existing works or files
- exporting batches of objects for import into a preservation system
- exporting a whole repository for import into another application
A recent discussion on the samvera-tech google group demonstrated that there are various approaches already used across the community and indicated that there is community interest in a working group to define a common approach.
This working group will work towards defining this standard approach to batch _import_ and _export_ ('roundtripping').
Deliverables & Timeframe
- Report on use cases and requirements for batch import and export.
- Summary report on existing Hyrax batch import (and export) tooling and approaches.
- Proposed specification for import and export formats.
- Recommendations for phase two of the working group.
Phase one will run from July 2018 until Samvera Connect 2018 (October 2018), with deliverables available for presentation at Samvera Connect.
Meeting Times & Communication Channels
Note that following current best practices within Hydra, Working and Interest groups should use an existing channel unless and until it becomes clear that a dedicated channel is needed. This section should specify which existing channel(s) will be used: e.g., samvera-tech, samvera-partners, email@example.com. When using a shared channel, individual working groups should start the subject line with their name in s, such as [archives] for the Archives Working Group. If and when a dedicated channel is needed, the new channel should be well publicized and open to any interested subscribers/participants in the community.
The group will have a slack channel in the samvera slack community, and will use existing channels for other communications. Meetings will use Google Hangouts, or similar, for calls.
A regular, fortnightly or weekly, meeting time will be agreed to suit the members of the group.
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- Tom Johnson, CoFacilitator (Data Curation Experts (DCE))
- Julie Allinson, Facilitator (CoSector, University of London)
- Jim Coble (Duke University)
- Brian McBride (University of Utah)
- Alexandra Dunn (UCSB)
- Chrissy Rissmeyer (UCSB)
- James Van Mil (U Cincinnati)
- Greg Reser (UC San Diego)
- Gabriela A. Montoya (UC San Diego)
- William G. Cowan (Indiana University)
- Carrick Rogers (Northwestern University)
- Julie Hardesty (Indiana University)
- Andrew Myers (WGBH)
- Anna Goslen (UNC-Chapel Hill)
- George Wheeler (Notch8)
- Dan Kerchner (George Washington University)
- Jennifer Young (Northwestern University)
- Anusha Ranganathan (Cottage Labs)
- Tingting Jiang (Virginia Tech)
- Olli Lyytinen (Durham University)
- Darlingtonia: https://github.com/curationexperts/darlingtonia; http://www.rubydoc.info/gems/darlingtonia (DCE framework for batch ingest to Samvera repositories)
- WG Google Drive Folder https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_BPi53CxEUeMPmv8aciN6AufZSp3dzEQ
- list of links
- or table of meeting notes