Get data into dspace

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First, get an account by contacting mbolding@uab.edu.

web interface

Once you have an account, you can import individual items using the wizard on the dspace.uabgrid.uab.edu site.

bulk import web page

  1. connect to the smb:\\dspace.uabgrid.uab.edu\dspacestage smb share
  2. make a copy of the templateImport directory
  3. make a directory for each item (see item1 dir example)
  4. copy files for each item into their directories
  5. for each item edit dublin_core.xml and enter correct values
  6. contents file is just a list of files without contents or dublin_core.xml (i.e. ls -1 > contents, then delete the lines for those two files)
  7. then delete the readme.txt file and the item1 example folder and upload using http://dspace.uabgrid.uab.edu/import/submititems.php

command line interfaces

require ssh access to dspace server

ingest http://www.dspacedev2.org/1_5_1Documentation/ch09.html#N134F0

import http://www.dspacedev2.org/1_5_1Documentation/ch09.html#N1358A

example import statement>
$DSPACE_DIR/bin/import -a -e mbolding@uab.edu -c 4 -s myNewArchive  -m mapfile

http://scott.phillips.name/2009/05/howto-dspace-batch-ingest/

register http://www.dspacedev2.org/1_5_1Documentation/ch09.html#N13661

bulk data import with sword

http://blog.stuartlewis.com/2009/07/04/direct-from-ms-word-to-dspace-via-sword/

The DSpace Course, Import and Export. Lewis, Stuart and Yates, Chris; 14-Aug-2008, This module introduces the import and export functionality in DSpace, specifically the batch import and export scripts. import and export

good luck!

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