Re: [greenstone-users] Metadata questions

From John M Thompson
DateFri, 22 Aug 2003 10:44:06 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Metadata questions
In-Reply-To (BEA73FB6B8F62545A5B2818724D0DF2902083F93-u-library-arizona-edu)
Hello Yan,

If your version of Greenstone is recent enough, it will include the
Librarian Interface. This is a java based gui application which is used
to design and create Greenstone collections. It comes with the ability
of loading one of several different metadata 'sets' including the Dublin
Core metadata set. Assuming you are starting a new collection you can
choose to use the Dublin Core metadata set. Then you can assign values
to the Dublin Core metadata elements and design browsable structures on
these Elements.

However if you already have a collection with Dublin Core metadata
assigned, and you are asking how to alter the collect.cfg file to show
browsable indexes on elements other than the default 'Title" and
"Source", then can I recommend reading chapters 1 & 2 of the Greenstone
Developers Manual available from:

http://www.greenstone.org/english/docs.html

Especially the sections on "Classifiers" and "Assigning metadata from a
file".

Good Luck,

John Thompson

Greenstone Digital Library, University of Waikato
New Zealand


Han, Yan wrote:

>I installed a Windows version of GreenStone. Is there a way of using
>different metadata set (such as Dublin Core) and have the set indexed? If
>so, what is the procedure to do so?
>
>Thanks,
>
>Yan
>
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