Re: [greenstone-devel] z3950server metadata mapping

From Don Gourley
DateMon, 19 Feb 2007 09:01:35 -0500 (EST)
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] z3950server metadata mapping
In-Reply-To (65114-192-245-136-76-1171665574-squirrel-mail-wrlc-org)
Does anybody know what Greenstone metadata fields (names) are
mapped to what USMARC tags for z3950server results? Or, even
better, how to define such a mapping?

thanks,
-Don

On Fri, February 16, 2007 5:39 pm, Don Gourley wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am playing with the z3950server in GSDL 2.70w. I'm pretty ignorant
> about Z39.50 and MARC but it seems to be basically working: I can
> open a connection with my YAZ client, specify a collection as the
> "base", and find items that are then shown as MARC records.
>
> But the MARC record is pretty sparse...just title (245) and the
> original import document name (786). Is there somewhere that I can
> map our metadata to MARC fields? Is there a way to get a link to
> the item in Greenstone included, in the 856 field perhaps? When a
> connection is made to the server, the log spits this out for each
> collection:
>
> Unable to find bib1->dublin core mapping for treasure
> Looked for:
> /usr/local/gsdl/collect/treasure/etc/bib1_to_dces.cfg
> /usr/local/gsdl/etc/bib1_to_dces.cfg
>
> Is bib1_to_dces.cfg where I can map metadata to results fields
> (seems backwards...I want to map dublin core->usmarc)? Is there
> an example bib1_to_dces.cfg file I can examine?
>
> Going the other way...to map query "attributes" to my metadata
> ...is there a way to do that? Is that what bib1_to_dces.cfg does?
> The Z39.50 experts here ask me what attributes Greenstone's
> z3950server supports...is that documented somewhere?
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Don Gourley
>
>
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