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[EP-tech] Re: Eprints like a harvester?



Ian has generalised the problem really well (this is exactly what I do with my twitter harvester).

What are you looking to harvest, Edwin?

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Adam Field
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> On 9 Jun 2015, at 02:32, Ian Stuart <Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> On 08/06/15 21:33, Edwin Gamez wrote:
>> How can i use Eprints like a harvester?
> 
> Find out what the API of the target gives back, write an importer to 
> handle that, and then run a regular cron-job to get the latest records 
> from the target, and import them using your new importer
> 
> (that's basically what we do with the Router.... except we get the data 
> fed to us via SWORD or FTP - we have written importers that translate 
> the metadata sent to us into the fields we use in our EPrints)
> 
> -- 
> 
> Ian Stuart.
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