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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Software for managing IR ingest

The University of Utah has released the University Scholarly Knowledge Inventory System (U-SKIS). (Thanks to Charles Bailey.) From the announcement:
... U-SKIS tracks items or citations prior to ingest to CONTENTdm. This provides a workspace for staff to determine what can be added to the repository based on publishers’ archiving policies and to efficiently manage every stage of this process.

The software tracks files, attaches metadata, tracks communications and publisher policies, and deposits the files and metadata into CONTENTdm. U-SKIS uses the Dublin Core standard to apply metadata to documents, which are then re-used once the item is ready to be added to the repository. ...