Boston College

Project

Boston College

Duration

March 2014 to Present

Objective

To migrate data from their existing DigiTool repository into Islandora to empower staff to further populate, curate and maintain the repository.

Strategy

Boston College started with our “Jumpstart” installation bundle which enabled the team at Boston College University Libraries to test the software, define how to modify the theme, receive training and clarify the customizations that would bring their repository to life. Next, the college undertook a detailed assessment project to outline the approach for migrating data from their DigiTool repository, map existing handles and create new ones, as well as modify the Islandora Video Solution Pack for streaming video.

Result

Boston College launched their new Islandora institutional repository, eScholarship@BC, in February 2015 to showcase and preserve Boston College's scholarly output in digital form and to make it freely accessible globally.