Thursday, May 18th is a full day of 90-minute workshops where you can learn more about Islandora from expert in the Islandora community.
Location: Liuna Station Grand Central Ballroom & King George Breakout Room
Rough guide to levels:
- Beginner: No prior experience with Islandora needed
- Intermediate: Improve your skills, learn about new tools, deepen your knowledge. Some knowledge of Islandora is useful.
- Developer: Focus on code and back-end tweaking and customization. Some familiarity with Islandora code is useful.
|Time||Track A: Grand Central||Track B: Breakout|
|9:00 - 10:30 AM||
Instructor(s): Melissa Anez (Islandora Foundation) & Jennifer Eustis (University of Connecticut)
Description: An introduction to how Islandora works and the basics of site building.
Infrastructure and Performance
Instructor(s): Gavin Morris (Common Media / Born-Digital) & Luke Taylor (discoverygarden, Inc.)
Description: A review on some of the ways the Islandora platform can be built, scaled for performance along with troubleshooting tips and strategies.
|10:30 - 11:00 AM||Break|
|11:00 AM - 12:30 PM||
Intro to Islandora CLAW
Instructor(s): Danny Lamb (Islandora Foundation) & Nick Ruest (York University)
Description: A look around the first release of Islandora CLAW, based on the MVP.
Solr Tuning and Solr Views
Instructor(s): Mark Jordan (Simon Fraser University) & Rosie LeFaive (University of Prince Edward Island)
Description: Learn how to get full control of your metadata! We'll cover the A-Z (and a-z) of solr search: from how your metadata datastreams are indexed in Solr, to understanding the power of the Solr admin interface, to pretty displays of custom metadata. Topics include:
|12:30 - 1:30 PM||Lunch|
|1:30 - 3:00 PM||
Working with Linked Data and Ontologies
Instructor(s): Nick Ruest (York University) & Christina Harlow
Description: This hands-on workshop aims to introduce the fundamentals of linked
Working with Form Builder
Instructor(s): Diego Pino & Chris Stanton (Metro.org)
Description: Using the XML Form Builder to create and edit XML Forms for use in Islandora.
|3:00 - 3:30 PM||Break|
|3:30 - 5:00 PM||
Instructor(s): Bryan Brown (Florida State University)
Decription: This workshop will focus on Islandora Scholar and its many, many features for turning your Islandora instance into an Institutional Repository, as well as best practices and strategies for using Islandora as an IR solution.
Querying and SPARQL Update
Instructor(s): Jared Whiklo (University of Manitoba) & Alan Stanley (Agile Humanities)
Description: A discussion of the Fedora Resource Index, what it is, how Islandora uses it and what you can do with it.