Arca Admin Meetings & Resources

Arca local administrators meet frequently to discuss shared goals and needs.

See the side menu for various resources and reference documents that admins may find useful.

Meeting notes and recordings:

****Click on the meeting date in the left column for meeting notes.***

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Jul 21 2017

Discussion of new features:

  • Statistics report page
  • OAI-PMH download link
  • Islandora Owner Permissions
  • PDF.js reader

May 19 2017

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Recording

Compound Object walkthrough; some service updates; form of name discussion; controlled path for submission agreements. 

Mar 17 2017

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Action items: 

Jan 20 2017

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Recording

Topics: how Solr fields are created via XSLT, and possible need to modify to suit specific needs; introduced the Islandora Downloadable Image module; possibility of an Arca Camp training day; preview of UNBC's self-submission process; status of Theses Canada's harvesting program.

Oct 21 2016

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Recording

Topics: proposed enhancement process; crowd-funding mechanism under discussion by Islandora Foundation; images and rights management; changes to the Name fields in thesis ingest form; Twitterbot; Arca story link on Admin Support site.

Sep 23 2016

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Meeting cancelled due to illness.

Jul 20 2016

Agenda

In-person meeting. Topics included: roundtable updates from all sites; rights management.

May 20 2016

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Topics included: SSL and LDAP; self-submission workflow; search within collections; sort search results; uploading large collections and storage allocation; in-person opportunities.

Apr 15 2016

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Topics included: using ORCID IDs as a best practice; proposed self-submission workflow.

Mar 21 2016

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Topics included: assigning DOIs; simplified ingest process for self-submission; start of Arca Hours sessions.

Feb 22 2016

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Topics included: theming changes update; Collection Item Details View implementation; metrics/Google Analytics functionality; metadata display using Islandora Standard display; desire for simpler submission workflow.

Dec 9 2015

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Recording

Topics included: infrastructure & meeting frequency; priorities for training; theming change requests; faculty metrics use cases.