Batch Ingesting into EPrints Digital Repository Software

  • Tomasz Neugebauer Concordia University
  • Bin Han Concordia University


This paper describes the batch importing strategy and workflow used for the import of theses metadata and PDF documents into the EPrints digital repository software. A two-step strategy of importing metadata in MARC format followed by attachment of PDF documents is described in detail, including Perl source code for scripts used.  The processes described were used in the ingestion of 6,000 theses metadata and PDFs into an EPrints institutional repository.

Author Biographies

Tomasz Neugebauer, Concordia University
Digital Projects & Systems Development Librarian
Bin Han, Concordia University
Digital Repository Developer
How to Cite
Neugebauer, T., & Han, B. (2008). Batch Ingesting into EPrints Digital Repository Software. Information Technology and Libraries, 31(1), 113-125.