Ingestion

I’ve got the basics of my KORA repository set and I’ve begun ingesting objects. While I did start with a nice, organized list of fields from our databases, I ended up combining our specialized fields with those I found in existing KORA schema. So there is some fat to...

Lightning

I’m nearly recovered from a fantastic Society for American Archaeology conference, where I presented a three minute lightning talk on my repository project at the Digital Data Interest Group meeting. This is the typed version of my talk. In person, it was a...

Things That Keep Me up at Night

Before I get to the ominous part, let me outline some progress. I have support from our Archivist. A lot of archaeologists and other interested folks I’ve told about the project are excited. I’ve started the work of getting things together in KORA. So,...

Laying the Groundwork

It’s been quite a while since my last post, but I have definitely not been idle. In my initial timeline I had hoped to have some concrete progress at this point, but there have definitely been advantages to taking things slowly. I’ve continued soaking up...