[Archivesspace_Users_Group] Image hosting for Aspace
armstrong_mark at wheatoncollege.edu
Fri Feb 21 14:59:05 EST 2020
S3 has been the leader among our options in our preliminary discussions.
Jason, I think any sort of documentation you'd be willing to put together
would be phenomenal, thank you for offering!
Archivist, Wheaton College
On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 2:54 PM Jason Loeffler <j at minorscience.com> wrote:
> Amazon S3 has the least friction by far, most resiliency and security, and
> gives you options down the road should you need to extend your service copy
> functionality, make your assets portable, or migrate to a repository
> implementation. Steps include creating an S3 bucket on AWS, set up a secure
> FTP connection to move files to the bucket, and configure/harden
> permissions properly. Just make sure you 1) have some sense of the volume
> of files (measured in multipes of bytes) beforehand as it is a metered
> service and 2) exert some control over which parties in your organization
> have access to the bucket. This has come up enough on the forum to warrant
> unofficial high-level documentation for non-techinical administrators. If
> there's demand, I can pull something together.
> Jason Loeffler
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> On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 2:32 PM Nic Stanton-Roark <ndroark at anderson.edu>
>> Having looked into flickr a bit, I don't think it's a usable option, at
>> least not for the kind of direct hosting we wanted to use it for. They
>> actively discourage direct linking to the image unless a link to the
>> photopage on their domain is provided as well, and if they discover that
>> users are backdooring the process they consider it a violation of the TOS
>> and may deactivate your account.
>> I think we'll continue using Omeka, but I wish we had a quicker, messier
>> option for bulk uploads that don't need metadata associated with the
>> *Nicholas Stanton-Roark* | Archivist | Robert A. Nicholson University
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>> On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 10:16 AM Thomas San Filippo <
>> sanfilippo_thomas at wheatoncollege.edu> wrote:
>>> We have the same question. We've considered Flickr, Amazon S3, ArtSTOR,
>>> our digital repository.
>>> What are other folks using?
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>>> On 2/21/20 9:50 AM, Nic Stanton-Roark wrote:
>>> Hey all,
>>> We have a gallery collection that is going to use Aspace to catalog
>>> their display collections.
>>> One thing they need is an embedded thumbnail image of each object. I
>>> know how to use extptr tags in notes to embed images hosted elsewhere, but
>>> am looking for advice on where to easily host images that need to be
>>> referenced but do not need any kind of metadata or description for the
>>> images themselves. They would be used only for illustrative purposes in
>>> Aspace itself. This is work that will be done in repetitive fashion by
>>> iterations of short-term interns, student workers, etc, so it just needs to
>>> be straight forward.
>>> Thanks for any suggestions or examples.
>>> *Nicholas Stanton-Roark* | Archivist | Robert A. Nicholson
>>> University Library
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