Tag: digital libraries

[Screencast] DSpace Faceted Searching – Discovery Module Configuration

DSpace’s discovery module [1] enhances the overall platform search capabilities, and was first integrated with the XMLUI in version 1.7.0 [2]. The discovery module, once activated, enables faceted searching and browsing. Faceted search/navigation/browsing is widely used in a number of sites. Some notable use of faceted searching include Google’s search engine [3] and LinkedIn’s faceted people search feature [4, 5]. (more…)

EPrints3 Installation on Ubuntu Via apt-get

So I have been evaluating the flexibility of existing digital repository software tools and decided to install the Eprints Ubuntu package via apt-get –I must say, I was rather impressed with the package. Not only does it work flawlessly, but the overall installation process is so very user friendly. (more…)

SAICSIT 2011 Postgraduate Symposium

I am just settling down, after attending this year’s three(3) day long (October 3 – October 5,  2011) SAICSIT conference. So I submitted a poster abstract –towards the end of July, 2011– for the Masters and Doctoral Symposium. It was acceptable and I was accorded the opportunity to give a 20 minute long presentation and also showcase my work through an A1 poster. (more…)