Harvesting metadata between Microdata Library and Pacific Data Hub catalogue

Update from Monday, September 30, 2019

A harvester is currently being developed to "pull" metadata from the Microdata Library across to the Pacific Data Hub dataset catalogue to improve discoverability of these datasets.

The images show some testing in a development environment.



The following will be extracted by the harvester:

  • A description of the collection
  • Key metadata fields
  • Resource files such as questionnaires, reports and background information

The final harvester should be complete by the end of October.

About the project

Microdata Library

On Going

The Pacific Data Hub - Microdata Library is a gateway to the Pacific region’s survey, census, and administrative-based microdata and documentation. It is a central repository, online cataloguing and dissemination system of Pacific Island statistical microdata, metadata, reports and documents. It is a service established to facilitate access to microdata that provide information about people living in Pacific Island developing countries, their institutions, their environment, their communities and the operation of their economies. SPC provides safe access to microdata via its Pacific Data Hub-Microdata Library to enable research and analysis that benefits Pacific Island people.

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