February 14, 2020

Samvera Partners Call
Friday, February 14th, 2020
11:30 am  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-05:00)  |  1 hr 

Meeting number: 737 192 431 
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Facilitator: Richard Green

Note Taker: Rosalyn Metz


Discussion items

  • Additions to today's agenda
  • Next call
    • Friday 13th March
    • Facilitator: Richard Green
    • Note taker: Dan Coughlin
  • Shea van Schuyver from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary will join us to show their new archives site which employs a timeline in addition to a conventional search mechanism.
    • https://archives.sebts.edu
    • timeline on the front page is an iframe that is run by a google sheet so the archivists can run it.
    • featured collections section rather than featured researchers
    • using a blacklight gem to do a year created facet
    • pdf.js embedded for pdf viewing
    • QUESTION: how did they come across this hyrax/hyku? they were using islandora and had a security breach that required them to rebuild the whole thing.  they took the opportunity to reconsider all the options, they evaluated the different options. they like the development, liked the community, and it seemed to be customizable.  they also have a partnership with ATLA which influenced their decision
    • QUESTION: how do you send information to ATLA? they are working on OAI PMH harvesting between ATLA and their repository.  they currently have OAI-PMH support in the repository using the blacklight gem.  they had to do some customization but it was simple enough to do
    • COMMENT: Stuart Kenny at DRI has a timeline plugin that he could spin off if people are interested in see it.
  • Next f2f Partner Meeting:  Emory University, Atlanta - Monday April 27th and Tuesday 28th (to lunchtime). Hotel suggestions and unordered list of discussion topics on the meeting wiki page. Please feel free to add items for discussion.  Maria Whitaker and Richard Green are co-chairing and will draw up a timed agenda in early March.  Remote participation will be possible.
  • CircleCI pricing models (Tom Johnson) DEFERRED TO THE NEXT MEETING
  • Samvera Virtual Connect 2020 Call for Participation on Program Committee (Franny Gaede)
  • Anyone else going to Code4Lib who could help staff a Samvera table?  Sign up list here.  Thanks to those who have already volunteered.
  • Please help add contact names/emails to the list of Samvera instances in production and in development, and to the grants page.
    • Please update these lists!
  • Any ideas for a short presentation (preferably about something innovative) on April's call?  (UCLA will be presenting in March)
  • Anything to bring to Steering's attention? (Standing item)
    • none, but please feel free to email them if you do.
  • Add additional items here