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[EP-tech] Re: Two New Videos

Lizz, you’re a star!  I’ve put the index on the youtube page.



Adam Field
SHERPA services analyst developer

From: <eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk> on behalf of Lizz Jennings <E.Jennings@bath.ac.uk>
Reply-To: "eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk" <eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Monday, 11 January 2016 15:03
To: "eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk" <eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Two New Videos

I’ve done an index for the Technical Orientation (how many days could I have saved if this had existed when I started out!!!) – not sure who is doing these on YouTube now, but I’m putting it all on the associated wiki page:


0:00        Introduction to the topics in the video

0:25        Where is EPrints installed? (Ubuntu / Debian style)

0:36        Using the Apache configuration file to find EPrints

2:05        What is EPrints? (as a system)

2:17        Finding the database (default file)

2:40        Checking for overrides to the default file

3:40        Looking at the database

3:57        Listing tables in the database

4:05        The EPrint table (non-multiple fields)

4:21        Finding tables holding multiple fields

6:06        The cfg.d directory

6:25        Simple and complex configurations

7:13        eprint_render.pl - changing abstract pages

7:35        views.pl - changing browse views

7:45        Best practice for customising configuration settings

8:20        Adding a new field in a new configuration file

9:15        Using diff to check local configuration files against default configuration files

10:00     Benefits of using separate files when upgrading

10:21     The /bin directory

10:35     epadmin - some common functions

11:25     Default configuration files for a new archive

11:53     Global (all archives) settings in the /lib directory

12:37     Overriding global configurations for an archive (Templates example)

14:51     Reloading the repository to show changes

15:28     Making changes to phrases (displayed text)

17:35     The /archives directory

17:53     Inside an archive directory

18:03     The archive /documents directory

24:01     Finding the documents for a specific EPrint

26:00     System generated documents (previews)

26:23     History of an EPrint - Revision files in the /revisions directory

27:04     Static files in /html

28:41     Static files in /cfg/lang/[en]/static and cfg/static

31:12     Running generate_static to refresh html pages (and --prune option to remove)

31:57     Citations - where to find them

32:30     Plugins - where to find them

34:06     Plugins - where to create a directory for Archive-specific plugins





Lizz Jennings BA MSc ACLIP MCLIP (Revalidated 2015)

Technical Data Officer

The Library 4.10, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY UK

Ext. 3570 (External 01225 383570)


Research Data Management: http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/data



From: eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Adam Field
Sent: 04 December 2015 17:44
To: eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] Two New Videos


I've created two new training videos with technical content:



Any volunteers for creating indices (they're 40 (!) and 10 minutes long respectively) and wiki pages?



Adam Field

Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
EPrints Services


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