[Archivesspace_Users_Group] published/unpublished (observations based on using migration tool for AT records)

Nathan Stevens ns96 at nyu.edu
Fri Mar 14 09:51:54 EDT 2014

OK we will take a look and probable have an updated migration tool for
testing in a couple weeks.

On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 2:35 PM, Christine Di Bella <cdibella at ias.edu>wrote:

>  I used the migration tool to import records from my Archivists' Toolkit
> instance to my ArchivesSpace testing instance. I have a few
> questions related to publishing information in the Public Interface.
> ·       It seems that, when using the migration tool, Digital Objects are
> set to publish by default, whereas Resources and Accessions are set to
> not be published by default. Is there are way to change this? It seems
> like this behavior should be consistent across the three types of records.
> ·       Though when one publishes a record for the first time all the
> lower levels inherit that setting, I've found that if I decide to
> unpublish a previously published record, lower levels do not inherit that
> setting and listings still appear via Browse or Search in the Public
> Interface, which means I would need to unpublish each component individual
> ly to make them go away. That said, clicking on the listing in the public
> interface brings up the "Sorry, something went wrong" screen, so
> something in the system knows that it's not supposed to be shown. (If I
> manually update the component to be unpublished, it disappears from the
> Public Interface entirely as expected.) A previously published record
> that is later suppressed exhibits the same behavior, as well as still
> being listed at the top level - clicking on the listing yields a screen
> that says "Record Not Found. The record you've tried to access does not
> exist or may have been removed." .
> ·       Following off of both of these things, is there a way to bulk
> update records to be published or unpublished, or a thought to providing
> this functionality in the future?
> Thanks,
> Christine
> Christine Di Bella
> Archivist
> Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center
> Institute for Advanced Study
> Einstein Drive
> Princeton, NJ  08540
> Email : *cdibella at ias.edu* <cdibella at ias.edu>
> Phone: 609-734-8368
> Website : *http://library.ias.edu/archives*<http://library.ias.edu/archives>
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Nathan Stevens
Digital Library Technology Services
New York University

ns96 at nyu.edu
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