[greenstone-users] OAI Document Download Server Requirements

From Katherine Don
DateTue Jun 16 07:19:19 2009
Subject [greenstone-users] OAI Document Download Server Requirements
In-Reply-To (676ffb3b0905290903o497a298fjc8045121d8af8de3-mail-gmail-com)
Hi Brad

When you have finished, please let us know and I'll link to your project
from our wiki.


Brad Rhoads wrote:
> Hi Diego,
> I'd be pleased if this system ends up getting wider use. It will
> (eventually) be available to anyone who wants it at
> http://www.maflt.org. The project plan is to start testing 6/15,
> however I'm way behind.
> The data entry/work flow system is MySQL + Spring Application
> Framework (Java) + ZK Application Framework (a very nice Java/XUL
> based tool for front end development: http://www.zkoss.org).
> The middleware is OAICAT (http://alcme.oclc.org/oaicat/index.html)
> which will expose the data via OAI-PMH. So then Greenstone should be
> able to import the metadata and the documents. (I'm still waiting to
> hear what the server needs to provide so Grenstone can get the actual
> documents.)
> -Brad
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Diego Spano <dspano@orsna.gov.ar> wrote:
>> Brad,
>> The system you are developing seems to be very very good. I also think that
>> document entry in a weak point of Greenstone, so the development of new
>> tools to load documents into collections are very necessary.
>> Which programing language are you writing in?
>> Regards
>> Diego Spano
>> -----Mensaje original-----
>> De: greenstone-users-bounces@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz
>> [mailto:greenstone-users-bounces@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz] En nombre de Brad
>> Rhoads
>> Enviado el: Viernes, 29 de Mayo de 2009 02:19 a.m.
>> Para: greenstone-users@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz
>> Asunto: [greenstone-users] OAI Document Download Server Requirements
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I'm just getting started with a digital library project. I'm
>> developing a system focused on metadata entry, including user security
>> and work flow. The intention is to use this system to create
>> Greenstone collections. If anyone's interested, a very rough prototype
>> is at http://flashlit.serveall.net/flashlit. Now that I've introduced
>> myself a bit, here's my question.
>> I was excited to see that in the Greenstone OAI import there's a get
>> document checkbox. The OAI-PMH standard only addresses metadata, not
>> the transfer of the actual document. So my questions is what is are
>> the requirments for Greenstone to be able to download a document? My
>> guess is that it needs a URL to the document in the dc.identifier
>> field. Is that correct? Any other details?
>> Thanks!
>> Brad Rhoads
>> MAF Learning Technologies
>> http://www.maflt.org
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