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PALNI Hyku Migration: Additional Resources


Highlights from Literature Review

Georgieva, Marina. “Metadata Remediation of Legacy Digital Collections: Efficient Large-Scale Metadata Clean-Up with a Sleek Workflow and a Handy Tool.” Against the Grain, vol. 33, no. 1, 2021, pp. 1-4.

Meetz, Johanna and Laura Baird. “Digital Commons to Hyku: An Institutional Repository Migration at a Small Liberal Arts University.” Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, vol. 10, no. 1, 2022.

Schaefer, Sibyl, Matt Schultz, Linda Tadic, Nathan Tallman, and Paige Walker. “Good Migrations: A Checklist for Migrating Your Digital Preservation Infrastructure.” National Digital Stewardship Alliance, 2021.

Wu, Annie, Santi Thompson, Anne Washington, Sean Watkins, Andrew Weidner, Dean Seeman, and Nicholas Woodward. "Bridge2hyku: Meeting Practitioners’ Needs in Digital Collection Migration to Open Source Samvera Repository." 2019 International Conference on Open Repositories, 2020.

Migrating from CONTENTdm

Emanuel, Michelle. “Adventures in Migrating Massive Archival Collections to Digital Commons.” Open Information Science, vol. 5, no. 1, 2021, pp. 119-123.

Gilbert, Heather and Tyler Mobley. “Breaking Up With CONTENTdm: Why and How One Institution Took the Leap to Open Source.” Code 4 Lib Journal, 20 (2013).

Ivey, Susan and Michelle Emanuel. “Large Scale with a Small Staff and Even Smaller Budget: Updating Metadata to Reflect Revised Best Practices.” Organization, Representation and Description through the Digital Age, edited by Christine M. Angel and Caroline Fuchs, De Gruyter, 2018, pp. 241-254.

Mita, Amanda, Zachary Pelli, Kimberly Reamer, and Sharon Ince. “CONTENTdm to Digital Commons: Considerations and Workflows.” Journal of Archival Organization, vol. 15, no. 1-2, 2018, pp. 58-70.

File Renaming Tools

  • Bulk Rename Utility
    Windows-compatible renaming tool with many insert, delete, replace, etc. options. Works quickly.
  • IrfanView
    Primarily a basic image viewer/editor (that loads large files quickly). Advanced tools can rename, resize, or convert file types.

Collaborative Tips & Tricks

Add your own tips and tricks to share with PALNI colleagues.

Digital Preservation

“Levels of Digital Preservation,” National Digital Preservation Infrastructure, 2019.

"Digital Preservation Handbook," 2nd edition, Digital Preservation Coalition, 2015. 

"Digital Preservation." Northeast Document Conservation Center.