A new "Tutorial exercises" package is now available for download from
our sourceforge page http://sourceforge.net/projects/greenstone, or via
These Greenstone tutorial exercises will teach you about many aspects of
Greenstone, from installation to format statements; from writing a
collection to CD-ROM to serving it on OAI, exporting it as METS, or
converting it to and from DSpace; from harvesting documents Web to
harvesting metadata over OAI. It will also take you through the detailed
steps of building collections of html, word, pdf, images, mp3, marc
records, and many more, including OCR'd newspaper images.
The gsdl-tutorial-exercises-may2005.zip package contains the tutorial
text and most of the sample files needed for the exercises.
The multimedia-files-may2005.zip package contains additional files
needed for the multimedia exercises (16 and 17).
All the best,
On behalf of the Greenstone team