The Geospatial Metadata Manager's Toolbox: Three Techniques for Maintaining Records

Godfrey, Bruce; Kenyon, Jeremy
July 2015
Code4Lib Journal;2015, Issue 29, p1
Academic Journal
Managing geospatial metadata records requires a range of techniques. At the University of Idaho Library, we have tens of thousands of records which need to be maintained as well as the addition of new records which need to be normalized and added to the collections. We show a graphical user interface (GUI) tool that was developed to make simple modifications, a simple XSLT that operates on complex metadata, and a Python script with enables parallel processing to make maintenance tasks more efficient. Throughout, we compare these techniques and discuss when they may be useful.


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