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Report
LIFECYCLE METADATA
FOR
DIGITAL OBJECTS
Danielle Cunniff Plumer
School of Information
The University of Texas at Austin
Summer 2014
ARCHIVESSPACE LAB4
2014-07-02
Using ArchivesSpace
• You should have an account in the class ArchivesSpace
instance:
• http://ram.ischool.utexas.edu:8080/
• Username: your EID
• Password: [email protected]! (initial)
• There are three four predefined repositories:
• IMLS C2C (IMLS Connecting to Collections Initiative)
• AFP (Austin Fanzine Project)
• Sandbox
• Graffiti
• Start in the Sandbox
Download EAD
Open Oxygen XML Editor
• You can download from
http://www.oxygenxml.com/download.html; to use, request
a 30-day trial license key
• Also see
https://tutorials.ischool.utexas.edu/index.php/Category:X
ML
Start a New Project in Oxygen
Note: on the lab computers, you should save to Desktop, Downloads, or a removable disk
Open EAD File in Oxygen XML Editor
EAD
• Current version: 2002
• Maintained by Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/ead/
• EAD 2002 Schema
http://www.loc.gov/ead/eadschema.html
• EAD 2002 Tag Library
http://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/EAD_TagLibrary
_2002.pdf
• Revision Status
• http://www2.archivists.org/groups/technical-subcommittee-on-
encoded-archival-description-ead/ead-revision
• https://github.com/SAA-SDT/EAD-Revision
Editing EAD
• To see the XML document more clearly, choose
Document > Source > Format and Indent
• Ignore any errors that may be reported
Review EAD
• Work through the EAD, identifying different tags and
reviewing them in the EAD Tag Library
• <eadheader>
• <eadid>
• <filedesc>
• <titlestmt>
• <profiledesc>
• <archdesc>
• <did>
• <origination>
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<bioghist>
<scopecontent>
<arrangement>
<controlaccess>
<dsc>
DACS Required Elements in EAD
Element
Reference Code
DACS
EAD
DACS 2.1 <did><unitid>
Name and Location of Repository
DACS 2.2 <did><repository>
Title
DACS 2.3 <did><unittitle>
Date
DACS 2.4 <did><unitdate>
Extent
Name of Creator(s)
DACS 2.5 <did><physdesc>
<extent>
DACS 2.6 <did><origination>
Scope and Content
DACS 3.1 <scopecontent>
Conditions Governing Access
DACS 4.1 <accessrestrict>
Languages and Scripts of the Material
DACS 4.5 <did><langmaterial>
Administrative/Biographical History
DACS 2.7 <bioghist>
Access points
<controlaccess>
Review EAD
• What required elements are not included in your EAD?
• Check to make sure you’ve entered them in
ArchivesSpace
• Some elements don’t seem to come through
(ArchivesSpace issue), incl. hyperlinks to external
resources, restrictions
Transform EAD
• ArchivesSpace Stylesheets
• as-eac-cpf-html.xsl
• as-ead-html.xsl
• as-ead-pdf.xsl
• as-helper-functions.xml
• Masters at
https://github.com/archivesspace/archivesspace/tree/mast
er/stylesheets
• Download from
https://db.tt/9BzmqlJ3
• Unzip file
Transform EAD
• In Oxygen XML Editor, in the Transformation Scenarios
panel, click the plus sign and select “XML transformation
with XSLT”
Create EAD Transformation Scenario
• Name: ArchivesSpace
• XML URL:
${currentFileURL}
• XSL URL:
/stylesheets/as-eadhtml.xsl
• Transformer: Saxon-PE
9.5.x.x
Run EAD Transformation Scenario
• Click the red triangle to run the selected transformation
scenario
• Save the results
• Open the results in a web browser
Next steps
• Try creating a PDF version of your finding aid, using a
different stylesheet (doesn’t work on lab computers)
• Package up your collection for sharing (optional)
• Bagger is installed on the BitCurator VirtualBox in Additional Tools
> Bag Scripts > bagger-2.1.3
• You can install on other systems as long as Java is installed.
Download from http://sourceforge.net/projects/loc-xferutils/files/locbagger/2.1.3/
• Instructions at
http://metaarchive.org/public/resources/neh/research/BagIt_Usage
_Instructions.pdf
• Ignore the custom profile instructions
• To get your items to be bagged into the BitCurator VM, email them to
yourself or use Dropbox, etc. (sorry!)
Submit:
• EAD XML
• EAD HTML
• Either compress as a zip file or use Bagger to create a
bag (also use zip option)
• Email it to [email protected]
• Due 7/28 (ish)
Useful URLs
• iSchool ArchivesSpace
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http://ram.ischool.utexas.edu:8080
Connecting to Collections at UIUC
https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/34610
Austin Fanzine Project
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/18331583/afp_sample_dat
a.zip
DACS version 2
http://www2.archivists.org/standards/DACS
ArchivesSpace
• http://www.archivesspace.org/
• GitHub: https://github.com/archivesspace/archivesspace
• Example files for import testing:
https://github.com/archivesspace/archivesspace/tree/master/backend/app/e
xporters/examples
Notes
• ArchivesSpace help isn’t available (requires membership)
• Our public interface is http://ram.ischool.utexas.edu:8081
• ArchivesSpace Sandbox is available
• http://sandbox.archivesspace.org/
• Use username “admin” password “admin”

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