Tag: SWORD

Accepting Digital Deposits via Email
Alma's support for the SWORD digital deposit protocol makes it easy to build custom deposit tools for our users. However, no matter straight forward we make our deposit tool, we can't beat the ease of email. To allow users to send files to our repository via email would be the ultimate in usability. We've previously…

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Building a Digital Deposit Tool for Alma
Institutions who implement their institutional repository with Alma require a deposit workflow for users. The requirements for a deposit tool can often vary widely among institutions and even among workflows. For example, a tool to deposit theses would require different metadata and file types than a tool to accept faculty-produced PowerPoint presentations. Now that Alma…

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Getting Started with SWORD Digital Deposits
As part of the institutional repository workflows, Alma now supports depositing digital material using the SWORD 2.0 protocol. SWORD is an ATOM-based protocol meant to facilitate the deposit process between a client and digital repository server. In Alma terms, this means that a client can perform the following actions: Deposit one or more files along…

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