:) I'm a bit corgi obsessed.

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 8:54 AM, Margaret Kidd <ki...@vcu.edu> wrote:

> Totally off topic but, Olivia, your title slide might be the best ever!
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> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:25 AM, Olivia S Solis <livso...@utexas.edu>
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>> Hi there,
>>
>> Yes it is definitely possible to use OpenRefine to migrate data into the
>> system. It's my primary tool for our data migration. One of the nice things
>> about OpenRefine is its Templating export option. I was inspired by an
>> extremely helpful University of Maryland Chaos to Order post:
>> https://icantiemyownshoes.wordpress.com/2015/11/20/how-i-
>> learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-api/
>>
>> That is how we've been creating records and we have developed a number of
>> templates to export the JSON. There are a few differences in our process.
>> For instance, the bash script didn't like spaces in content, so we added a
>> line
>> IFS=$|
>>
>> and all of my templates end in a pipe.
>>
>> To update records, we were inspired by a Duke Python script:
>> https://github.com/duke-libraries/archivesspace-duke-scripts
>> /blob/master/python/duke_archival_object_metadata_adder.py
>> https://blogs.library.duke.edu/bitstreams/2016/09/21/archive
>> sspace-api-fun/
>> as described in the blog post above.
>>
>> So for instance, we migrated our EAD by using BaseX to extract elements.
>> I created minimal resource records and incrementally added notes.
>>
>> The process is somewhat laid out in the slides I made for a presentation:
>> https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1cBrd8qzHK4i8S6SQ_vDl
>> ScERixX95lAbE__hd48yIDg/edit?usp=sharing
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>> Hopefully, this helps.
>>
>> -Olivia
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>> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Joan Curbow <curb...@bvu.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> We are a new archives, so we have not had to import any existing data.
>>> Lucky us, right? But I’m all-too-human, and I’d now like to do some data
>>> cleanup. Is it possible to do data cleanup using OpenRefine? Theoretically,
>>> it seems possible to export “stuff” and pull it into OpenRefine, but I’ve
>>> only ever used OpenRefine in a classroom situation, where the data was
>>> already populated for us. We did not import the data back into an existing
>>> database, either, so my experience is limited to just the mechanics of
>>> OpenRefine. Has anyone used OpenRefine in a real-world situation with data
>>> that’s already in Aspace? Or is there a better method for data cleanup?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> A further question/complication is that I’m a lone arranger, and my
>>> instance is hosted by Libraryhost, so any data cleanup may have to be done
>>> by them? My tech skills are rudimentary, so I’m not clear just how I could
>>> get this to work. I asked them once, but didn’t get a real answer.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Joan Curbow*
>>>
>>> Reference Librarian and Archivist
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>>> Buena Vista University Library
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Metadata Coordinator
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
2300 Red River St. Stop D1100
Austin TX, 78712-1426
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