DLC / IT Joint Meeting
July 31, 2009
1) State of UFDC
a. Current Tickets
b. Current Projects
i. SAN Splitting
ii. Greenstone virtual machines and related storage
a. New releases
i. UFDC Web Application
ii. UFDC Manager
iii. dLOC Toolkit
iv. DLC Toolbox
b. Completed tasks
i. UFDC Statistics
c. Current Projects
i. Internet Archives Project
ii. UFDC Builder update
1. Saves to tracking, invalid icon, etc..
d. Upcoming Projects
1. review compliance, add resumption token, Z39.50?
ii. myUFDC and online submission
iii. Image Server to replace Aware
New Software Releases
1) UFDC Web Application Version 2.7.4 Released 7/27/2009
a. Added ufdc_data.aspxwhich allows access to the xml writer and dataset writer. These
currently just work for searches and browses.
b. Corrected exception thrown when ufdc_oai.aspxis referenced without an OAI-PMH verb
2) UFDC Manager Version 2.4.0 Released 7/29/2009
a. Added new report which lists all newspaper titles which have an issue without serial
hierarchy information (below). Double clicking on items will bring that item group up for
edit. The only items that should appear below are newspaper items. Other items appear
below, but they are incorrectly tagged as
Ne r W ut Sa
Newspapers Without Serial Hierarchy
Cotton states (Micanopy, Fla.)
UF00004612 Eric Williams Memorial Collection newsletter.
UF00074783 Eugene Manis Scrapbooks: Africa
UF00075899 Fernandina news (Fernandina, Fla. : 1891)
UF00054366 From 3. Riggs to S. Swann (with a reply From S. Swann), Charleston, 17 January 1872.
UF00053317 From Mr. Dyke to David Yulee, Tallahassee, 22 July 1867.
UF00054649 From Nannie Yulee to David Yulee, Washington, 26 May 1857.
UF00028298 Gainesville daily sun.
UF00026724 History of signboards, from the earliest times to the present
UF00086521 Key West Democrat.
UF00028296 La Gaceta
UF00054629 Letter, 4 January 1857.
UF00077446 Mirror of Colored News clipping from the A. Quinn Collection.
UF00077445 Mirror of Colored News clipping October 22, 1937, from the A Quinn Jones Colleciton,
UF00065511 News articles on Mr. William A, Smith's settlement in Florida
UF00075908 Ocala evening star.
UF00081788 Opinions page, Independent Florida Alligator, January 19, 1984 : rebuttle to "Cuban Sch
NF00000129 Orange Park, Florida : with its 9,000 acres and seven-and-one-half miles of high bluff nv
I IFnnNT75nq Panama City nilnt.
b. Updated the main menu format, splitting the Actions menu item among several other main
c. Corrected some issues which occurred when adding a new collection group
d. Added ability to download/copy the UFDC packages matching any UFDC search or browse
(see form below). You must have Samba access to pull the complete packages, but anyone
can pull the METS only, since that pulls over the web using the HTTP protocol. To fill in the
UFDC Query box, just do a search or browse in UFDC and then copy the URL into that box.
Retrieve UFDC Items Form
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e. Corrected issue that occurred when correcting an item group which had only one issue and
was not a serial/newspaper
f. Updated UFDC_Bib_Package to newest version which updates the project mets output
3) dLOC Toolkit Version 2.1.20 Released 7/31/2009
a. orrected issue with Created/Entered Date always reading incorrectly
b. Included latest METS updates MARC creation errors including...
c. Image manipulation
i. If no image is included (but multimedia file) QC is just skipped and default image is
d. Metadata Editing
i. Added the FDA elements to the metadata editor and templates for both dLOC and
i. When a user tries to edit the preferences, it first checks that user has ability to write
to registry key and provides clear error message along with suggested solutions
(common permissions issue)
ii. Added ability to add and edit existing project default metadata values from the
iii. Added FDA information to the preferences
1. fda project
2. fda account
3. fda subaccount
iv. Added database name and database server to the preferences and registry values.
Also, if the database cannot be found on startup a form pops up to allow the user to
enter the correct database name/server.
v. Added ability to set some commonly used folders (for network use mostly)
1. mets location
2. pmets location
3. marc location
vi. Added ability to set the imagemagick location, if the registry value is unable to be
read or found (common Vista issue)
f. Metadata Interchangeability
i. Ability to save metadata as MarcXML (as well as METS)
ii. Ability to view metadata in MARC format
iii. Import from marc file or spreadsheet in advanced options
g. Installation updates
i. Fixed SQL Express install issue now it will unpack and install itself. Put the SQL
install directly in the install application, rather than embedding as a resource, which
caused a Vista issue
ii. Install checks for date on database files to confirm installation worked correctly (
issue when previous version exists but user has insufficient rights)
iii. Install now correctly works on 64-bit machines
h. Startup Logging can be enabled with --debug command line parameter
i. UDdated step 2 in the diaitization Drocess
2. Scan Item C lir
( Exit ) Back
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4) DLC Toolbox Version 4.5.1 Released 7/31/2009
a. Updated Drive Lister to store the data in the tracking database, rather than file listing on
b. Updated UFDC_Item save to always include a holding location code
The dLOC ID for your new item is 'TES0000001',
To add the required image files you may either:
Digitize your item now
Add existing files
001.jp2 002thm.jpg 006.tif a0008.tif
001.jpg 005.jp2 006thm.jpg a0009.tif
001.QC.jpg 005.jpg a0001.tif a0010.tif
o01.tif o05.QC.jpg a00o2.tif a0011.tif
001thm.jpg 005.tif a0003.tif a0012.tif
002.jp2 005thm.jpg a0004.tif a0013.tif
002.jpg 006.jp2 a0005.tif a0014.tif
002.QC.jpg 006.jpg a006.tif a0015.tif
002.tif 006.QC.jpg a0007.tif a0016.tif