Install the GOKb Extension

The GOKb extension will allow you to use OpenRefine to check in a project, resolve errors and warnings, and ingest data into GOKb.

Steps

Step 1: Download the GOKb Extension

Step 2a: Install the GOKb Extension (Windows)

  • The GOKb extension will be downloaded as a .zip file.
  • Right click on the file name and select "Extract all..."
  • Extract the files to a convenient location. You'll be moving them in a minute, so it doesn't matter where.
  • Open the folder where you saved the OpenRefine application and navigate to ...\webapp\extensions.
  • Drag the unzipped GOKb extension folder into the "extensions" folder.
  • When you open OpenRefine, you will now be asked to log into GOKb with a user name and password.

Step 2b: Install the GOKb Extension (Mac)

  • The GOKb extension will be downloaded to your dock as a folder named "gokb" (if one does not already exist).
  • From the Finder, open the Library folder by selecting Go>Go to folder.
  • For Google Refine 2.5
    • Navigate to Library/Application Support/Google/Refine
  • For OpenRefine 2.6
    • Navigate to Library/Application Support/OpenRefine
  • If it doesnt already exist, in this folder, create a new folder called "extensions."
  • From the dock, drag the "gokb" folder into the "extensions" folder. 
  • When you open OpenRefine, you will now be asked to log into GOKb with a user name and password.

Next step

Tutorial: GOKb Data Collection