[Archivesspace_Users_Group] barcodes saga continues...

Donald Mennerich don.mennerich at nyu.edu
Tue Sep 4 10:38:17 EDT 2018

If interested, I would advise using the most recent release and not cloning
the repo directly, there is active development on this plungin.


On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, Alexander Duryee <alexanderduryee at nypl.org>

> Lydia,
> You may want to take a look at NYU's MARC exporter plugin -
> https://github.com/NYULibraries/nyu_marcxml_export_plugin.  This supports
> exporting item records via the 949 field, including container location,
> barcode, number, etc. (https://github.com/NYULibraries/nyu_marcxml_
> export_plugin/blob/master/backend/lib/marc_custom_field_serialize.rb#L166
> ).
> Depending on your ILS and local policies, you'll need to modify the
> mappings of ASpace data models to MARCXML via the plugin, but it should do
> what you're looking for.  We use a modified version of the plugin here at
> the NYPL to generate our MARC + item records in the 949.
> I'm not aware of a MARC importer that will generate containers from item
> records, but it's not something that I've ever looked into.
> Thanks,
> --Alex
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 12:12 PM, Tang, Lydia <ltang5 at lib.msu.edu> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a wishful dream about barcoded top containers importing and
>> exporting out of our catalog system.  Does anyone know of a plugin or tool
>> for enable this to happen?  Example scenario: I have a collection with 60+
>> barcoded containers nicely described in ArchivesSpace.  I can easily export
>> the MARC record for the collection, but I just wish that it would also
>> export the item records for the barcoded top containers as well.  This way,
>> when I import the MARCXML into my ILS, it also imports the barcoded and
>> attached item records.  Ideally in the other direction, if a collection is
>> only described in MARC with attached barcoded item records for each box,
>> that could be imported into ArchivesSpace to create a stub resource record
>> with already created top containers.  Is it possible?  Has it been built?
>> Thanks, all!
>> Lydia
>> --
>> Dr. Lydia Tang, CA, DAS, DMA, MLIS
>> Special Collections Archivist-Librarian
>> Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Ethics Bibliographer
>> Michigan State University Libraries
>> 366 W. Circle Drive (DB 6)
>> East Lansing, MI 48824-1048
>> Email: ltang5 at msu.edu
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> Alexander Duryee
> Metadata Archivist
> New York Public Library
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Donald R. Mennerich, digital archivist
New York University Libraries
don.mennerich at nyu.edu (212) 992-6264
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