Metadata Call 2023-03-28

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern

Call-In Info:

Community Notes:


Moderator(s): Annamarie K.




  • @Annamarie Klose (The Ohio State University), facilitator

  • @Anna Goslen (UNC-Chapel Hill)

  • Emma Beck (University of Louisville)

  • @Amanda Hurford (PALNI/Hyku for Consortia)

  • @Kiah Stroud(SoftServ)

  • @Heather Greer Klein

  • Margaret Kibi (UC Santa Barbara)



  • Still looking for a SMIG co-facilitator

  • Roadmaps Alignment Group Update (Heather)

    • No updates right now.

  • Samvera 2023 Partner Meeting (Heather)

    • Occurred recently. 22 people in person and others attended virtually. It was great to be in person again.

    • Various ideas were discussed.

    • Hyrax Valkyrization meeting coming up. Developers and contractors will be working on that to wrap up this work. Anyone is welcome to join that conversation. Group is looking at work to do. Potential work in late May.

    • Hyku for consortium folks are looking to contribute funds.

    • SoftServ looking to contribute

    • Looking for individuals to participate

  • Bulkrax demo (@Kiah Stroud )

    • Presentation recorded - Link to recording

    • Insights from Q&A (not recorded)

      • Annamarie asked about configuring Bulkrax with Hyrax. Hyrax does require a developer to add Bulkrax. It uses a generator. There is a lot of documentation in the Bulkrax wiki about configuration.

      • Amanda asked, Are any current Samvera users using the automatic OAI import via bulkrax?  Yes, there is at least one user doing this currently that SoftServ is work with.

  • OAI harvesting in Samvera - Charter sent to community

  • Open Discussion - Amanda

    • Hyku for Consortia is mid-sprint with SoftServ with OAI feed

    • There’s instructions for how to use OAI about it

    • Amanda checking if she can share that info

  • Work related to M3:

  • Samvera Virtual Connect - May 2-3, 2023 - Call for presentation proposals


Next meeting: April 25, 2023, 2-3pm EST