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RDAP13 Mark Leggott: Stewarding research data using the Islandora framework


Mark Leggott, University of PEI/DiscoveryGarden …

Mark Leggott, University of PEI/DiscoveryGarden

Islandora: Stewarding research data using the Islandora framework
Mark Leggott, Thornton Staples and Kathleen Van Ekris

Panel: Global scientific data infrastructure
Research Data Access & Preservation Summit 2013
Baltimore, MD April 4, 2013 #rdap13

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  • 1. @Stewarding Research Data Using theIslandora FrameworkMark Leggott, University of PEI/DiscoveryGarden RDAP 2013, Baltimore MD
  • 2. @ Islandora 101• Drupal+Fedora framework from UPEI• Flexible UI on top of Fedora + other apps• Can work with any data/metadata• Deployed in 100+ institutions, growing• Genesis was for research data stewardship• Growing set of Solution Packs for data
  • 3. @ Conceptualizing Research Institutes Health Centres E-Mail, Letters, Published Research, Requirements GovernmentLibraries & Archives Popularizing Initializing Agencies Blogs, Twitter, Meeting Minutes, Newspapers, Grants, Data iTunesU, Flickr Collection, Access Acquisitions Museums Collaboration Private Companies Preservation Creating/ Formalizing Analyzing Articles, Curricular Forms, Data, Media Content, Policies, Cataloguing, Universities & Organizations Exhibits Findings, Discussion Colleges Reporting Reports, Theses, NGOs & Non- Other Datasets, Visualizations Profits
  • 4. @ Object Space User Private Shared Open SpaceIndividualGroup Collaborate Publish Re-Use CreateDepartmentMuseumUniversityExternal Preservation, Migration, Transformation
  • 5. @ Collaboration• UPEI, The Smithsonian and discoverygarden Inc have been collaborating for over 2 years• Goal is to build a suite of generic and specific research data Solution Packs• Taking 2 different approaches to address different ways researchers work
  • 6. @ Physical Data Model• UPEI/DGI developing a generic data tool to work with systems researchers use now• Provide a range of filesystem sync tools• Minimal service - store data in repository• Enhance with metadata, transform services• Project metadata CASRAI/VIVO/CERIF +
  • 7. @ Islandora Generic Research Data Architecture Islandora Framework Local File FITS + Authority DataStage System Sync Enrich Generic Research Data SP Google DropBox Extract Check Drive (+ Standard SPs, Viewers) Transform Mint DataCite Private Taverna Box.net Cloud Storage Fedora Repository DescMDRegional & TechMD National AdminMD Backups TDRs Assets Islandora VRE Islandora IR (Virtual (Research Research Articles) Environment)
  • 8. @Intellectual Data Model• Smithsonian/DGI developing Sidora system to respond to specific research data needs• Custom interface, Content Models and Forms, adding Taverna/R integration• Camera trap images, archaeological data, carbon sequestration data• File browse interface for all operations
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  • 10. @ Additional• Domain specific Solutions Packs for 2013 • Digital Humanities • Chemistry • Biodiversity• Taverna+R++ integration
  • 11. @Examples