Islandora
Creating a digital archive using Islandora
(Drupal + Solr + Fedora)
Drupal Meetup Wellington
4 March 2014
David ...
What I’ll try and cover

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What is Islandora?
What problem does it solve?
Some examples
A quick demo, if time
It’s sort of niche!

Galleries
Libraries
Archives
Museums
+ Universities
Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0
How it works

Fedora
repository

- Long-term access to digital
resources

- Store, manage and
maintain all types of digita...
Lots of data to manage…..
1. Source format (TIF)
2. Copied for processing e.g.
renamed, fix errors in
scans
Scan
Paper fil...
Examples
http://www.peildo.ca/
http://www3.cec.org/islandora/en
http://www.islandimagined.ca/
http://fsu.digital.flvc.org
Demo
http://islandora.ca/sandbox
Resources
http://islandora.ca/ ← project site
http://sandbox7.islandora.ca/ ← demo
@Islandora ← Twitter
http://discoveryga...
Free and open source software for
libraries
Go to: foss4lib.org
Contacting me

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•

Twitter: @DavidNind
Email: david.nind@gmail.com
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Islandora overview - Drupal Meetup Wellington

  1. 1. Islandora Creating a digital archive using Islandora (Drupal + Solr + Fedora) Drupal Meetup Wellington 4 March 2014 David Nind
  2. 2. What I’ll try and cover • • • • What is Islandora? What problem does it solve? Some examples A quick demo, if time
  3. 3. It’s sort of niche! Galleries Libraries Archives Museums + Universities Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0
  4. 4. How it works Fedora repository - Long-term access to digital resources - Store, manage and maintain all types of digital content and metadata - Scale to millions of objects - Many storage options - OAI-PMH provider service Islandora modules and tools Drupal - Core module - Solution packs - Applications required for solution packs ApacheSolr
  5. 5. Lots of data to manage….. 1. Source format (TIF) 2. Copied for processing e.g. renamed, fix errors in scans Scan Paper files Process 3. Abbyy FineReader document 4. Output formats: - TIFs (single, multipage) - PDFs (PDF/A) - PNG - OCR text …..
  6. 6. Examples
  7. 7. http://www.peildo.ca/
  8. 8. http://www3.cec.org/islandora/en
  9. 9. http://www.islandimagined.ca/
  10. 10. http://fsu.digital.flvc.org
  11. 11. Demo http://islandora.ca/sandbox
  12. 12. Resources http://islandora.ca/ ← project site http://sandbox7.islandora.ca/ ← demo @Islandora ← Twitter http://discoverygarden.ca http://fedora-commons.org/ ← Fedora repository
  13. 13. Free and open source software for libraries Go to: foss4lib.org
  14. 14. Contacting me • • Twitter: @DavidNind Email: david.nind@gmail.com

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