Re: [greenstone-users] converting cds-isis database into greenstone collection

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 04 Feb 2005 17:00:17 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] converting cds-isis database into greenstone collection
In-Reply-To (BAY16-DAV440FB475F3AA5C1183468A07D0-phx-gbl)
Hi,

There is an example CDS/ISIS collection at
http://www.nzdl.org/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=about&c=isis-e&ct=1&qt=1&qto=3
that describes in detail how it was created -- this is the first place
you should look for information.

You will need to change your collection configuration file to use the
correct metadata names for your database. Have a look at the doc.xml
files in the archives/HASHxxxx.dir folders of your collection to see
what the metadata names should be.

Hope this helps you get started.

Regards,

Michael

Librarian wrote:

> Hi,
> When I converted sample /cds/ database in the winisis cd-rom into
> greenstone collection using the sample collect.cfg available with the
> greenstone collections, it was successfully built.
> But when I converted my winisis database with the same collect cfg,
> the built-up collection displayed titles only.
>
> What changes should I make either in the fdt of my winisis database
> or in the collect.cfg, in order to convert my winisis database
> successfully into a greenstone collection.
>
> Is there any manual or article that provides a detailed description on
> this ?
>
> K Rajasekharan
> Librarian, Kerala Institute of Local Administration
> Mulagunnathu Kavu P O, Thrissur - 680 581 India
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