[greenstone-users] New Greenstone Collection

From Helen Newnham
DateFri, 14 May 2004 17:40:57 +0100
Subject [greenstone-users] New Greenstone Collection
Our greenstone collection is being officially launched on Monday 17th May.

"Books from the Past / Llyfrau o'r Gorffennol" is a collection of Welsh
books of national cultural interest which have long been out of print.

The URLS are:
http://www.booksfromthepast.org
http://www.llyfrau.org

The website is in Welsh and English and uses METS for structural
metadata and for linking image files to page divisions within the texts.
It also uses TEI for the full text content of the books. The software is
based on greenstone software, but with some customisation and additions,
including a METS/TEI to GAF converter.

There are still a couple of teething problems with the site and
currently there are only 9 books but we'll be adding more. We think
this is the first greenstone project in Wales and the first to display
Welsh texts.

Helen Newnham
Data/Web Officer
Culturenet Cymru (http://www.culturenetcymru.com)