SOLR:BC Virtual School Equella Training

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Overall Outcomes

  • Help BC Virtual School staff become well versed with Equella software, especially Admin console functionality
  • Walk away with a fully functioning Collection, including schema, hierarchy and security model, that will contain all of their Equella Administration documentation.
  • Assist BC Virtual School with initial configuration efforts for their own Equella instance

Day 1

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the first day, session attendees will:

  1. understand the relationship of the various configurable elements of Equella
  2. have created their own test metadata schema, collection definition, hierarchy and security to handle Equella Administrative documentation, and made some progress on VSS's own schema


Day 1 Schedule
Timeslot Activity
9:00am - 10:00am Virtual School lays out prep work to date, including search, browse and contribution paths for the LOR
10:00am - 11:00am Introduce Metadata Schema Editor. Create short Schema for Admin documents. Then have VSS staff work on their own schema for remainder of time
11:00am - 12:00am Introduce Contribution Wizard. Create short Contirubtion Wizard for Admin documents. Then have VSS staff work on their own wizard for remainder of time
12:00pm - 1:00pm Break for Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm Introduce Hierarchy Editor. Create short Hierarchy for Admin documents. Then have VSS staff work on their own for remainder of time
2:00pm - 3:00pm Introduce Workflow Editor. Create short Contriubtion Workflow for Admin documents. Then have VSS staff work on their own for remainder of time
3:00pm - 4:00pm Introduce Security Editor, roles and permissions. Create security setup for Admin documents. Then have VSS staff work on their own for remainder of time

Day 2

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the second day, session attendees will:

  1. have begun work on implementing the BC Virtual School schema, collection definition and hierarchies
  2. been introduced to the OAI harvesting tool, XSLT transformations
Day 2 Schedule
Timeslot Activity
9:00am - 10:00am Hosekeeping from previous day; outstanding issues, questions, feedback from TLE staff
10:00am - 11:00am cell
11:00am - 12:00am cell
12:00pm - 1:00pm Break for Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm cell
2:00pm - 3:00pm Harvesting other repositories, interoperating with others
3:00pm - 4:00pm Reporting Requirements