#LawRepositories - Lightning Talks
Todd Ito & Thomas Drueke
- University of Chicago (Chicago Unbound)
- Databases and scripts
- A real-live relational database!
- UI is MS Access
- Mostly Python and SQLServer
- Excellent third-party tools that are helpful in academic law libraries
- Customizations built on DigitalCommons
- Selenium for browser automation
Migrating student journals
- Different strategies employed by different libraries.
- Why automate?
- Saves time...
- Saves effort...
How to get metadata into the repository (batch upload):
- Journal structure
- Public links from Dropbox
- bepress spreadsheets filled out well
Screen scraper used at Santa Clara is OutWit Hub.
- Also harvesting from ILP
Parsing the data:
- The most difficult part
Information & instructions available:
- Repositories are necessarily for content
- Content reuse requires shaping content
Metadata Harvesting — You’ve got to have a way to get the content out
- OAI-PMH is simple
- and stable
- and used by bunch of different languages
eTOCs → Can be generated
Batch XML used in Wordpress
Use harvesting to create CrossRef records, DOAJ, indexing and abstracting for vendors.
With Law Journal Publishing:
- Student editors
- Challenging publishing environment
- But the product is important!
Mark Williams & Dan Blackaby
Combination of Cornell Law with LII
- Addition of 22 additional fields to those required by bepress.
- A way of connecting things in the Google search results.
- Addition of a Google Author ID
- SSRN IDs are also identifiers
And now, it’s time for dinner. Will be back tomorrow at #LawRepositories