A metadata record management system written in PHP, intended to be used in conjunction with VuFind or another Solr-based discovery interface. Provides import, export, harvesting (OAI-PMH), normalization, deduplication and Solr index update functionality with support for multiple metadata formats. Also includes an OAI-PMH provider that can be use…
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README.md

RecordManager

RecordManager is a metadata record management system intended to be used in conjunction with VuFind. It can also be used as an OAI-PMH repository and a generic metadata management utility.

See the RecordManager wiki for more information and OAI-PMH provider setup.

For a stable version, see the stable branch.

Installation notes on CentOS 7

These are quick instructions on how to set up RecordManager. Please refer to the wiki pages for more information on the configuration and setup of RecordManager.

  • Required PHP packages: php php-pear php-xml php-xsl php-devel php-mbstring php-intl

    yum install php php-pear php-xml php-devel php-mbstring php-intl

  • Required PHP packages for polygon simplification in NominatimGeocoder (optional):

    yum install geos-php

    With PHP 7 a recent version from https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/geos/php-geos may be required.

  • Required pecl modules: mongo

    yum install gcc make pecl install mongo

  • Add the extension=mongo.so line to /etc/php.d/mongo.ini

  • Required Pear modules: HTTP_Request2

    pear install HTTP_Request2

  • Install MongoDB from 10gen repositories (see http://www.mongodb.org/display/DOCS/CentOS+and+Fedora+Packages)

  • Adjust MongoDB settings as needed

  • Copy RecordManager to /usr/local/RecordManager/

  • Run composer install to install PHP dependencies

  • Create indexes with dbscripts/mongo.js

    mongo recman dbscripts/mongo.js

  • Copy conf/recordmanager.ini.sample to conf/recordmanager.ini and modify the settings to suit your needs.

  • Copy conf/datasources.ini.sample to conf/datasources.ini and modify the settings to suit your needs.

  • Start using the system by executing e.g.

    php harvest.php --source=datasource_id

    or

    php import.php --file=filename --source=datasource_id
    
  • Deduplicate harvested records:

    php manage.php --func=deduplicate

  • Update Solr index:

    php manage.php --func=updatesolr