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Meaning Making

“A place-name, then is a word, or word-complex, that withing one particular community– no matter whether great or small, but of a certain stability-instantly evokes the idea of one particular place through an association of contiguity.” (Olsen, 1928) What happens … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 Unit 11: Repository Homesites

This week we were asked to discuss our impressions of the home websites such as drupal.org of the repositories we have looked at so far. I decided to use some principles for good navigation and otherĀ  user- friendly principles from … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 UNIT 10: Open Access Harvesting Services

Open Access Harvesting: Service Providers Review My task this week is to review the list of service providers at http://www.openarchives.org/service/listproviders.html and also http://gita.grainger.uiuc.edu/registry/services/ and examine three service providers. I am primarily interested in what features could be used for a … Continue reading

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IRLS675 Unit 8: DSpace, Drupal, and Eprints Compared

Eprints Installation Compared to Drupal and DSpace A number of ways to install Eprints 3 are listed on the http://wiki.eprints.org/w/EPrints_Manual website. The class used the install Eprints 3 via apt with Debian Linux using an Ubuntu server. See http://wiki.eprints.org/w/Installing_EPrints_3_via_apt_%28Debian/Ubuntu%29 The … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 Unit 6: DSpace Installation

This week I installed DSpace. The process for DSpace installation is different than a Drupal installation and our particular installation of DSpace used a Tomcat server. The general steps to do the install are outlined in the graphic and the … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 Unit 5: Drupal Modules

This week I configured Drupal 7 and installed fields from my application profile. I have worked with Drupal before but I have never used or configured Drupal for a digital collection. For instance, I have used the Views module before … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 Unit 4: Drupal and Digital Collections

Going Digital with Drupal Collections This week our task is to consider how suitable Drupal might be for our collections. I am creating a Physics Collection for the students and faculty at my local college. The students are undergraduate students … Continue reading

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