Re: [greenstone-users] Current Collections Conversion

From qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateWed, 29 Nov 2006 10:06:27 +1300 (NZDT)
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Current Collections Conversion
In-Reply-To (FFBECE4E2C2CED42B219613DBBE3297002C8A4-bpl2cpo-brownsburg-lib-in-us)
Hi Emily

We don't know what the file format and metadata generated by Filemaker Pro
are, whether greenstone plugins can process them. If none exiting
greeenstone plugin can handle this kind file, you need to write a new
plugin for it. If you have known the metadata of this format, you can
convert them into greenstone.


Regards
Quan

> Hello,
>
> Forgive me if this has been covered; I'm new to the list and I did try
> searching the wiki and list archive but didn't come up with much
> information on how to handle digital collections originally made in an
> older program. Our library is considering several options and Greenstone
> is a forerunner, but we currently maintain several digital collections in
> Filemaker Pro that we would want to convert to the new system. Is there
> any information on how that would be done? Would it take much time to
> format and convert? What problems could we run into?
>
> Thanks for any information.
>
> Emily Fleischer
>
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