[Openglam_members] Open Collections page - was Re: Doodle for next call
marieke.guy at okfn.org
Thu Feb 26 11:08:32 UTC 2015
Thanks for reviewing Joris, really useful.
A few comments:
* *Rights* - I agree that the star system doesn't work but it would be
nice to have a system in place that lets us showcase the most open
collections. I'm currently trying out the exhibit option so this
could be a way to highlight great work. Definitely something to be
discussed in the call!
* *Tags* - Currently these can be managed pretty easily within the
system (batch editing, searching etc.). I'm just looking into how we
manage these when people contribute items - there is a plugin for
this - may need some configuring. Probably the easiest way to go
forward would be to agree on a set of tags from the start. These can
be extended to but it would still useful to have a list up front.
Maybe something to brainstorm in the call?
I'd like to suggest we add the following to the list as they tie in
with the Europeana Space pilots: TV, Photography, Dance, Games,
Some brief guidelines might be useful too e.g. capitalised, content
that doesn't fit into another metadata box etc.
* *Accounts* - Still looking in to this - we seem to be able to get
people in but it's a bit messy. If people want to look at the back
end register (through the contribute page) and then email me.
I can't make the meeting on 4th so Lieke should be able to support any
discussions and pass feedback on. Agree that we need to get the basics
right first so will park the other ideas for later.
I'd like to share more widely soon but think I'd prefer to wait till we
have some styling in place then people will also be able to share their
thoughts on how it looks too. Hopefully not too long now!
Any other comments hugely appreciated.
On 26/02/2015 08:53, Joris Pekel wrote:
> Hi Marieke, all
> wow great progress! I have made some comments inline.
> Oh and while we are at it. We will be having our next call on the 4th
> of March at 17:00 CET
> I'll send out the link 5 min beforehand. Speak then!
> Do you think btw it is worth it to send it out to the wider list to
> ask for feedback Marieke?
> 2015-02-24 10:21 GMT+01:00 Marieke Guy <marieke.guy at okfn.org
> <mailto:marieke.guy at okfn.org>>:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'm probably not going to be able to make the call as I'm away
> most of next week but I wanted to update you on how the Open
> Collections page is coming along.
> We now have a new site on a different server (the other was a test
> server). There is quite a bit of content and I'm just in
> discussions with our designer regarding the CSS and styling (to
> align it with the rest of the OpenGLAM site).
> The site is currently at http://omeka.okfn.org/ it will be moved
> to http://openglam.org/open-collections/ later on.
> Some areas I'd like help with:
> * We need to think about how we deal with rights. Should this be
> by star ratings for PD content (e.g.
> http://omeka.okfn.org/items/show/89) or is there another
> approach? Any ideas?
> I think stars for rights can be a bit problematic. I think we should
> just mention the rights and link to a page that explains them (PD
> Mark, CC BY etc.). Issue with stars is that they don't mean so much.
> If you are a very open institution, but you just don't happen to have
> that much material that is in the PD, does that mean you get less
> stars? A discussion we can have is what to do with material that is in
> the PD, but licensed with a CC BY license for example (Wellcome).
> Also, the 5 star system of Berners-Lee is mostly applicable on
> metadata I think, not so much on the content itself. If we look at the
> content with this system I think hardly any of them would get 5 stars.
> * Any thoughts on the metadata we are collecting for each item?
> Is there more you'd like to see? We can use Dublin core
> <http://omeka.org/codex/Working_with_Dublin_Core> or make up
> our own fields
> I think DC is fine. Don't know if other people have thoughts?
> * I've started adding tags and you can browse these from here
> - any thoughts on the type of tags we can add
> Can we limit them and people contributing pick one? For example
> 'castle' does not seem like the most useful one. Architecture for
> example should be there I think. If people are missing tags they can
> suggest and we can add. Not sure if we should add countries as tags,
> what do people think?
> * What should go on the search page
> <http://omeka.okfn.org/items/search> - is there currently too
> much? Should we reduce it/ restructure it?
> I think the search only gets useful if there is really a load of
> material up there, which is currently not the case. Also, I recently
> heard at Europeana Tech some good talks from people who are
> anti-search boxes. They don't guide the user at all. I much prefer to
> do it with proper tagging so people can browse by category.
> * We need to test the contribution
> <http://omeka.okfn.org/contribution> page - anyone like to
> have a go?
> I created an account but it says my pw is incorrect. If I try to reset
> it gives an error..
> * Anyone technical care to have a look at the output formats -
> see the bottom of a browse page (atom, dcmes-xml, json,
> omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2). There is an API available too -
> note to myself to look into this.
> * It was suggested that we could provide information about
> applications making use of these open GLAM collections - any
> ideas on how this could be done?
> I suggest we do this in the second phase of development. Let's get
> this right first.
> * Also suggested that we could provide a tracking system showing
> which collections are also available within Wikimedia Commons
> and/or Europeana, DPLA, or similar - thoughts on doing this?
> I think setting up a tracking system is a bit too much work atm.
> Perhaps we can add a field in the contributions page where we ask 'Set
> available in Europeana? Yes/No and the possibility to include the link.
> Any other comments/suggestions more than welcome.
> On 23/02/2015 19:48, Joris Pekel wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> February has nearly ended, which means time for our next call.
>> I have set up a Doodle here: http://doodle.com/p82zf584ticaczyz
>> Hope may of you can make it!
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