Interesting, thanks for the clarification!
On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Laura Smart <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> To clarify - our use of Islandora/Fedora is for a specific project, a
> DAMS for a small image database which needs to scale, eventually, to a
> large image database. The display on that would only be for the image
> collection in the near term. We will have no immediate in-house
> display of our EADs. We rely on OAC for that. Our use of Archivist's
> Toolkit/ArchivesSpace is for managing descriptive cataloging and
> internal record-keeping. In the long term, we'll worry about a
> unified interface layer which can pull together the disparate portions
> of our Archives.
> It is conceivable that in the long term our full repository operation
> could migrate to the Fedora architecture (note, I did not say
> Islandora). Using it for a small project allows us to learn &
> experiment. It's attractive because we could always add to it over
> time after more applications are developed and we could contribute to
> that development either with in-kind work or by throwing money into
> having others do the dev. It will not change the need for multiple
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Kevin S. Clarke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> That link she posted says they've decided to go with Islandora for the
>> end-user display.
>> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 9:34 AM, Steve Cherry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> One thing about Archivits Toolkit is that it has no end-user display, so if
>>> providing your data to patrons is a goal I'd suggest Archon
>>> On 8/9/12 4:42 PM, Laura Smart wrote:
>>>> We've done a very recent analysis of archival systems and decided upon
>>>> a new architecture based on our local functional specs. This was
>>>> greatly informed by the CLIR report. I blogged a bit more detail on
>>>> the solutions we've selected and are in the process of implementing at
>>>> http://library.caltech.edu/laura/?p=299 . Re: ArchivesSpace - our
>>>> plan is to implement Archivists Toolkit before ArchivesSpace is
>>>> released and rely upon the migration assistance they intend to provide
>>>> to the community.
>>>> FWIW - there is no "one Archival system to rule them all." You will
>>>> probably have to use more than one piece of software.
>>> Steve Cherry
>>> Electronic Services Librarian
>>> The Catholic University of America
> Laura J. Smart
> Metadata Services Manager, Caltech Library
> [log in to unmask]@gmail.com