Selecting the files for testing

Working through the process of acquiring the files that we will test in Planets.

One problem so far  – file names do not need to be unique in DSpace so I added a ‘file exists’ test when acquiring the 120 microsoft word files  and several of them have a file name that is the same as an existing file.  This is partly caused by duplication of the files across multiple different records.  For now I am saving that file with a different name but need to think of a better way  before starting to acquire the 3,500 pdf files – maybe a subdirectory per item ?

Also an action for me  – we need to start thinking now about the metadata we need to create for each item to describe the preservation actions taken.


About epiccambridge

Project Manager of the JISC funded EPIC Project
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