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Re: [EP-tech] epc and citation templates

Hi Matt,

How do you get your list of related EPrintIDs?

Are they stored in a field, or calculated dynamically?


Lizz’s suggestion is good.

If you *really* want to constrain yourself to use logic in the citation files, you will need to inject some extra methods into the EPrints::Script::Compiled module *unless* your EPrintIDs are stored in an ‘Itemref’ field.

If they’re in an Itemref field, you can use the ‘as_item’ method.


If they’re not, you can add something like (pseudo code!)

package EPrints::Script::Compiled

sub run_datasetid_and_id_to_dataobj


   my( $self, $state, $datasetid, $id) = @_;


  # turn $datasetid and $id into a dataobj


  # return [ $dataobj ];



And then use <epc:print expr=”datasetid_and_id_to_dataobj( ‘eprint’, $eprintid ).citation(‘default’)” />


An example of this technique at the end of this file: http://bazaar.eprints.org/207/1/epm/containers/cfg/cfg.d/z_containers.pl






From: eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Lizz Jennings
Sent: 28 June 2016 10:18
To: eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: Re: [EP-tech] epc and citation templates


You can write a render method in eprint_render.pl (or wherever you have that configuration as it can be overridden).


I’ve used this as I have created a parent-child functionality, but you could obviously adapt this to what you were wanting to include.




(and sorry for all the embedded styles in there, it’s a temporary measure…)


You write the code to a fragment, and can then include the fragment in the summary_page.xml file.





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 Matthew Brady
Sent: 28 June 2016 07:52
To: eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] epc and citation templates


Hi All,


I am experimenting with the summary_page xml file and I am wondering if there is a way to call or embed the citations for other ePrint items, to end up with a sort of ‘other papers’ type section…


I know the ePrintID’s for the items I am interested in, but I can’t see anything in the wiki about how to call a citation for a specific item, aside from the standard method, where $item is the current object.


<epc:print expr="$item.citation('default')" />


Any ideas would be appreciated…





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